Pakistan Navy successfully fires anti-ship missile

In an impressive fire power display, Live Weapon Firing was conducted by Pakistan Navy’s newly commissioned Fast Attack Craft (Missile), PNS HIMMAT in the North Arabian Sea.

PNS HIMMAT fired indigenously developed Harbah Naval Cruise Missile, which is a surface-to-surface anti-ship missile with Land Attack capability, a news release said on Wednesday. The missile accurately hit its target signifying the capabilities of Harbah Naval Weapon System.

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the firing on-board Pakistan Navy Ship ALAMGIR. On this occasion, the naval chief expressed his utmost satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Fleet units and commended the efforts of all those involved in achieving this significant milestone successfully.

He emphasised the need to capitalise on indigenous defence capabilities and reduce reliance on foreign countries.

Abbasi reaffirmed the resolve of Pakistan Navy to ensure seaward defence of Pakistan and safeguard national maritime interests at all costs. He also appreciated the efforts made by the Engineers and Researchers in making Harbah Naval Weapon System project a success.

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