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2300 Ton Corvette for Pakistan

2300 Ton Corvette for Pakistan May 20, 2019

 

DAMEN Shipyard Galati, launched the first of two 2,300 tons corvettes built for Pakistan Navy on May 17.

The first ship is expected to join the Pakistan Navy by end of 2019 and the second would be delivered by mid-2020. The contract for their construction was signed in 2017.

Pakistan Navy’s Vice Admiral Abdul Aleem said that these platforms will act as force multipliers in enhancing Navy’s capability of safeguarding maritime frontiers and would offer more flexibility in the conduct of Pakistan Navy’s initiative of independent Regional Maritime Security Patrols in the Indian Ocean Region.

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