China launches another frigate for Pakistan Navy at Shanghai Shipyard

China launches another frigate for Pakistan Navy

China launches another frigate for Pakistan Navy at Shanghai Shipyard.

It launched the second Type 054A/P frigate for Pakistan Navy at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard.

Pakistan Navy Chief Naval Overseer spoke on the occasion.

China launches another frigate for Pakistan Navy

He said the induction of Type 054A/P warships will significantly enhance Pakistan’s maritime defence and deterrence capabilities.

Notably, Pakistan Navy has contracted the construction of four Type 054A/P frigates from China since 2017,.

He recalled launching the first ship in August 2020.

In a recent interview with Chinese daily, The Global Times, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi, also shared views.

He said these frigates will be some of the most technologically advanced platforms of Pakistan Navy’s Surface Fleet.

Admiral Niazi further said these ships will be equipped with modern surface, sub-surface and anti-air weapons, sensors and combat management systems and significantly contribute in maintaining peace and security in the region.

Meanwhile, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi spoke in Karachi.

Admiral Niazi on Operational Exercise RIBAT-21

He addressed the debrief session of Pakistan Navy’s Operational Exercise RIBAT-21 in Karachi.

There, he reaffirmed the resolve to thwart any misadventure by the adversary.

Moreover, the Naval Chief underlined Pakistan as a peace loving country.

He further said that Pakistan believes in regional prosperity and stability.

Meanwhile, Exercise RIBAT focuses on validating Pakistan Navy’s war fighting concepts under evolving multi-faceted threats.

The threats ranging from conventional to asymmetric warfare.

The hallmark of the exercise remained joint operations by Pakistan Navy and the PAF which were undertaken at extended ranges in the North Arabian sea.


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