The Pakistan Navy conducted Live Weapon firing of Anti-Ship Missiles from the surface and naval aviation units in North Arabian Sea on 25th April, Pakistan Navy spokesman has announced. Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) of the Pakistan Navy, Adm Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the drills as Chief Guest and said that the Pakistan Navy is always ready to thwart any aggression against Pakistan’s maritime frontiers.
The weapon’s firing included anti-ship missiles fired from Destroyers, Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft. During the FIREX, the missiles launched from the assets successfully hit their intended target. Pakistan Navy officials have stated that the successful firings have reaffirmed Pakistan Navy’s warfighting capability and combat potential. The CNS has expressed his entire satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy 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 CNS reassured the nation that Pakistan Navy was ever ready to thwart any aggression against Pakistan’s maritime frontiers and shall continue to play its part in making a defense of the country impregnable. Pakistan Navy stands fully prepared to tackle threats across entire spectrum of warfare. Show of lethal firepower by Surface and Aviation units of PN Fleet was a manifestation of this readiness and resolve.