PN gears up combat readiness

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – April 26, 2020
RAWALPINDI: In an impressive fire power display, Pakistan Navy (PN) fleet units demonstrated their combat readiness through live weapon firing of anti-ship missiles in the North Arabian Sea, on Saturday.

According to an official statement, the weapons firing included anti ship missiles fired from destroyers, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

The missiles successfully hit their intended target. The successful firings have re–affirmed PN’s war fighting capability and combat potential.

The chief of the naval staff, admiral, Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as the chief guest, expressed his entire satisfaction on the operational readiness of PN and its preparedness to defend the national maritime interests.

He also commended the officers and men for their commitment and professionalism.

On the occasion, the chief of the naval staff reassured the nation that PN was ever ready to thwart any aggression against Pakistan’s maritime frontiers and shall continue to play its part in making defence of the country impregnable.

PN stands fully prepared to tackle threats across entire spectrum of warfare.

The show of lethal fire power by surface and aviation units of PN fleet was a manifestation of this readiness and resolve.

The event was also witnessed by PN fleet commander, vice admiral, Asif Khaliq and other senior naval officers.