Land based anti-ship missile of Pakistan Navy launched

March 10, 2018

KARACHI: The Pakistan Navy (PN), test fired land based anti-ship missile as part of a training exercise from the coastal region on Saturday. The missile successfully followed its preplanned trajectory till accurate target engagement at sea.

Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat and senior officers of Pakistan Navy witnessed the launching of missile.

While addressing the audience, Admiral Kaleem Shaukat highlighted the changing security environment in the India Ocean region and corresponding challenges for Pakistan Navy. He conveyed confidence of Chief of the Naval Staff on the relentless efforts being put in by the officers and men of Pakistan Navy to defend sea frontiers of our homeland.

The Vice Chief of the Naval Staff said that the Pakistan Navy will continue to support regional peace and security initiatives to meet entire spectrum of challenges in the maritime domain.

Admiral Kaleem Shaukat lauded the utmost dedication, unflinching resolve and commendable professional conduct displayed by all participants especially the crew of missile unit for making the event a complete success.

INP