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Coupled with lethal array of submarine/air launched long range missiles and MIRV (Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle) considered ultimate in nuclear missile technology, this becomes a potent strike force that can pierce the heart of the enemy's defences with precision causing unimaginable destruction.
It has, since then, tested Multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV) capable Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ICBM) Agni V.
According to Pakistan's National Command Authority, Pakistan's Ababeel, a multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV), was equipped and operational to counter the Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system of India.
Powered by three solid-fuel rocket motors, the three-stage missile can carry up to 14 multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles with W88 or W76 thermonuclear warheads to a distance of 12,000km.
While the Hindu-majority country's single-warhead missiles are bigger and cover longer distances, Pakistan has focused its efforts on developing multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRVs), a type of missile-carrying several nuclear warheads that can be directed towards different targets.
While India's single-warhead missiles are bigger and cover longer distances, Pakistan has focused its efforts on developing multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRVs), a type of missile carrying several nuclear warheads that can be directed towards different targets.The US Defence Intelligence Agency officially confirmed in March that Pakistan conducted the first test launch of its nuclear-capable Ababeel missile in January 2017, "demonstrating South Asia's first MIRV payload".
Moreover, Indian BMD could also tempt Pakistan to work on Multiple independently targetable re-entry Vehicles (MIRVs) or the sea based nuclear deterrent by developing the submarine launched variant on conventional submarine to ensure the survivability of its nuclear forces and to have an assured second-strike capability.
The country is on the verge of getting one as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is validating technologies that will help India deploy multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRV) on its missiles.
He also led design and development of the Minuteman III ICBM, the nation's first missile capable of carrying multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles.
Secondly, they can saturate it with the employment of their multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRVs) capability.

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