In an impressive display of firepower, live weapon firing was conducted by Pakistan Navy’s Fast Attack Craft (Missile) in the North Arabian Sea. The indigenously developed cruise missile, has anti-ship missile and land attack capability. Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS) Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, witnessed the live firing onboard Pakistan Navy ship.
The missile accurately hit its target on land, signifying the impressive capabilities of the indigenous missile system. The successful live weapon firing has once again demonstrated the credible firepower of Pakistan Navy and the impeccable level of indigenization in high-tech weaponry achieved by Pakistan’s defence industry. This is a clear manifestation of the institution’s resolve to achieve self-reliance in this field.
Speaking on the occasion, the VCNS expressed his utmost satisfaction with the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Fleet and commended the efforts of all those involved in achieving this significant milestone successfully, appreciating the efforts made by engineers and researchers in making the project a success. He emphasized the need to capitalize on indigenous defence capabilities. The VCNS also reaffirmed the resolve of Pakistan Navy to ensure seaward defence and safeguard national maritime interests at all costs.
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