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Pakistan Navy successfully test-fires anti-ship missile from helicopter

KARACHI: The Pakistan Navy on Saturday successfully test-fired anti-ship missile from its Sea King Helicopter in the North Arabian Sea.

According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Navy, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the demonstration and praised the combat readiness of the fleet.


“The Navy’s Helicopter Sea King launched air to surface, anti-ship missile which successfully hit the intended target with pinpoint accuracy. The successful firing of the missile by the Sea King Helicopter reflected high state of war readiness and professionalism of the Pak Navy fleet,”said the statement.


Speaking on the occasion, the Chief of Naval Staff appreciated the professionalism and high morale of the personnel. He reiterated the resolve of the Pakistan Navy to ensure country’s seaward defense and safeguard maritime interests at all costs.

He also visited various fleet units at sea and witnessed ongoing exercises.



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