KARACHI: Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Monday conducted successful test of long range anti-ship cruise missile firings.
The Firing was conducted by JF-17 fighter aircraft and Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF which is a multi mission F-22P frigate.
Upon arrival, Chief of the Air Staff was received by Chief of the Naval Staff onboard PNS NASR, a combat logistic support ship.
Missiles launched from both platforms, successfully hit their intended targets, which not only re-asserts the efficacy of weapon systems but also manifests the extended range of Joint PN-PAF Sea-Air operations and desired synergy between the two Services.
On this landmark occasion, Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his utmost satisfaction on operational readiness of PN Fleet and commended officers and men for their professionalism and devotion in the line of duty.
Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi along with Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman witnessed the Live Weapon Firing onboard Pakistan Navy Ship NASR, said a statement issued by Directorate of Public Relations of Pakistan Navy.