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 Pakistan successfully test-fires cruise missile Hataf -VIII Ra’ad
 Updated at: 0958 PST,  Thursday, May 08, 2008
Pakistan successfully test-fires cruise missile Hataf -VIII Ra’ad ISLAMABAD: Pakistan successfully tested a nuclear-capable, air-launched cruise missile with a range of 350 km on Thursday.

The Hatf-VIII Ra'ad missile had been developed exclusively for launch from aircraft.

The indigenously developed missile also had special stealth capabilities and could deliver all types of warheads with great accuracy.

President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Makhdoom Yousuf Raza Gilani have congratulated the team of scientist on successful test.

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