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Shaheen 2


Pakistani mobile two-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan, derived from Chinese technology. First flight March 9, 2004. Range extended from 2,500 km to 3,500 km during development.

Maximum range: 3,500 km (2,200 mi). Standard warhead: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).

AKA: Hatf 5.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 8,000 kg (17,600 lb).
Payload: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).
Height: 12.00 m (39.00 ft).
Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).
Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).
First Launch: 2004.03.09.
Last Launch: 2008.04.21.
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...

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 2 Chronology


2004 March 9 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • Shaheen 2 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: Some sources give missile as Shaheen 3..

2005 March 19 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • Shaheen 2 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2006 April 29 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2007 February 23 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 April 19 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2. LV Configuration: Shaheen 2 Haft-6.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 April 21 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2. LV Configuration: Shaheen 2 Haft-6.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

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