Pakistan successfully test-fired anti-ship missile in North Arabian Sea

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy on Saturday successfully test-fired anti-ship missile from air to sea level in North Arabian sea.

According to the Spokesman of Pakistan Navy, Sea King Helicopter fired the missile in open sea, which successfully hit the target.

According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Navy, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad 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 said successful firing from Pakistan Navy’s Sea King helicopter is the clear proof of war preparedness and professional skills of Pakistan Naval fleet.

He expressed the determination that Pakistan Navy will safeguard the torrential water boundaries of the motherland and its interests at any cost.