Navy test-fires anti-ship missiles from sea, air.


ISLAMABAD -- In an impressive display of firepower, Pakistan Navy yesterday demonstrated its combat readiness through live firing of missiles from surface, subsurface and air platforms in North Arabian Sea.

Moreover, Short Range Air Defence System firing was also demonstrated, says a press release issued here by the Pakistan Navy.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was the chief guest on the occasion and witnessed the live weapon firing.

The anti-ship missiles were launched from Pakistan Navy destroyer and aircraft. Long range land attack missiles were fired from submarine and fast attack craft (missile).

Similarly, Air Defence Missile was launched at Makran coast to reaffirm Pakistan Navy's air defence capabilities. Missiles successfully hit their intended targets endorsing...

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