PAKISTAN NAVY Inducts Indigenously Built 4th Fast Attack Missile Craft In Its Arsenal:
PAKISTAN NAVY achieved a landmark by inducting 4th number of indigenously built Fast Attack Missile Craft in a prestigious and a gracious ceremony held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW), the PAKISTAN NAVY Spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
The Spokesperson of PAKISTAN NAVY further said that recent indigenously built Fast Attack Missile Craft is the 4th number of Fast Attack Missile Craft built for PAKISTAN NAVY by the Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW).
The Fast Attack Missile Craft 4 is equipped with the modern anti-ship weaponry, multi-mission sensors and radars. PAKISTAN has made the Fast Attack Missile Craft without seeking any type of foreign technical expertise.
While addressing the participants of the event, the Managing Director of Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) Rear Admiral Ather Saleem termed the recent launched of indigenously built Fast Attack Missile Craft 4 as a milestone for both PAKISTAN NAVY and KS&EW. The MD KS&EW also highlighted the ongoing Mega Projects, which are currently in their development phase.
Launching Ceremony of indigenously designed multi mission capable Fast Attack Craft (Missile)/FAC(M)-4 being built for #PakNavy at KS&EW was held today. Chief Guest Federal Minister for Defence Production Mohtarma Zobaida Jalal applauded the national goal of self-reliance. pic.twitter.com/pYfHYvEUyW
— Rear Admiral M Arshid Javed DGPR Navy (@dgprPaknavy) November 27, 2019
The Minister for Defense Production Zubaida Jalal was the Chief Guest of the Launching ceremony of Fast Attack Missile Craft 4. While addressing the participant, the Minister of Defense Production Zubaida Jalal said that KS&EW possess an important role in the achieving the target of self-sufficiency and self-reliance by building state of the art and cutting-edge Ships for both Military and Civilian purposes.
According to the data shared by the official KS&EW Website, the recently inducted Fast Attack Missile Craft is state of the art and multi-mission vessel built with the aluminum super structure and steel hull. The Fast Attack Missile Craft is equipped with the indigenously built missiles, weapons, radar and sensors.
The Fast Attack Missile Craft for PAKISTAN NAVY was designed by the Maritime Technologies Complex (MTC). The Managing Director Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Rear Admiral Ather Saleem further informed the participants that the progress for the construction of HANGOR Class Submarine and MILGEM Class Corvette Warship is going according to plan.
Rear Admiral Ather Saleem further said that Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works will not leave any stone unturned for the timely completion of all these mega projects and in accordance with strict International high quality standards, without exceeding the limit of the allocated funds for the project.
It is worth mentioning that the Keel Laying ceremony of 4th number of Fast Attack Missile Craft being built for PAKISTAN NAVY was done on 30th March, 2017. The then PAKISTAN NAVAL CHIEF Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah (Nishan E Imtiaz Military) was the Chief Guest of the Keel Laying Ceremony.
PAKISTAN NAVY also commissioned the Survey & Research Ship “Behr Massah”, which is built by CHINA for PAKISTAN NAVY. The PAKISTAN NAVY Behr Massah Ship is equipped with modern gadgets, apparatus and sensors and PAKISTAN NAVY will use the Survey & Research vessel for the exploration of Natural Resources in the Sacred Maritime Frontiers of Great PAKISTAN.
Technical Specifications of PAKISTAN NAVY Fast Attack Missile Craft:
Total Length of Craft: 63 Meters
Draught: 2.46 Meters
Breadth: 8.8 Meters
Maximum Speed: 30 Knots
Maximum Range: 1,000 Nautical Miles
Total Displacement: Massive 560 Tons
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