Pakistan Navy Launches Land-based Anti-ship Missile

Naval Missile Regiment (NMR) under Naval Strategic Force Command (NSFC) recently conducted a successful test flight of Zarb Weapon System (ZWS) in Exercise SEALION III from JNB Ormara. ZWS is a battery of truck mounted Anti-Ship Missile to target ships from land.

The Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, along with Cdr NSFC; R/Admiral Ahmed Saeed, Chairman NESCOM, DG MTC, Commander Coast and Commander Pakistan Fleet witnessed the test firing.

The ZARB anti-ship missile was launched from the Missile Launch Vehicle (MLV). After following its pre-fed trajectory it successfully engaged the target.

Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Vice Chief of Naval Staff lauded the utmost dedication, unflinching resolve and commendable professional conduct displayed by all participants during the test firing. He conveyed confidence of the CNS on the relentless efforts being put in by the officers and men of Pakistan Navy (PN) to defend sea frontiers of our homeland. He said that PN would continue to support regional peace and security initiatives to meet the entire spectrum of challenges in the maritime domain.

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