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Hatf-2 SRBM

Country of Origin: Pakistan


Developed in tandem with the Hatf-1 short-range ballistic missile (SRBM), the Hatf-2 (Deadly) may also have been referred to as the Shadoz (King Hawk ).

In later years, the missile has been named Abdali, after Ahmed Shah Abdali, credited with founding the kingdom of Afghanistan and invading India repeatedly, beginning in 1747.

The missile is believed to be based in part on technology derived from French-built Eridan sounding rockets. The original design was a two-stage version of...

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