Islamabad: In an impressive fire power display, 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 Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff 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 fire power 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 Government’s resolve to achieve self reliance in this field.
Speaking on this occasion, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his utmost
satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Fleet and commended the
efforts of all those involved in achieving this significant milestone successfully. He
emphasized the need to capitalize on indigenous defence capabilities. Vice Chief of the
Naval Staff also reaffirmed the resolve of Pakistan Navy to ensure seaward defence
and safeguard national maritime interests at all costs. He also appreciated the efforts
made by our Engineers and Researchers in making the project a success.