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Shaheen 1



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Shaheen 1
Pakistani mobile single-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile, a license-assembled Chinese DF-15. First flown in 1999. Entered service 2003. Project managed by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.

Maximum range: 750 km (460 mi).

AKA: Hatf 4.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 6,200 kg (13,600 lb).
Payload: 950 kg (2,090 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).
Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
First Launch: 1999.01.15.
Last Launch: 2008.01.25.
Number: 6 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Shaheen Pakistani ballistic missile family, starting with license-assembled Chinese DF-15's and progressing to indigenous models. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Sonmiani Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 90 launches from 1962 to 2007, reaching up to 423 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • DF-11M-1 Solid rocket stage. 93.20 kN (20,952 lbf) thrust. Mass 5,400 kg (11,905 lb). More...

Shaheen 1 Chronology


1999 January 15 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1999 April 15 - . 04:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2002 October 4 - . 02:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2002 October 8 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2006 November 29 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. LV Configuration: Shaheen 1 Haft-4.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2008 January 25 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. LV Configuration: Shaheen 1 Haft-4.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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