Contract for acquisition of 2 x warships for
Pakistan Navy was signed with M/s China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd
(CSTC) at Ministry of Defence Production Rawalpindi. Deputy Chief of Naval
Staff (Operations) Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi was also present on the
occasion.
With the conclusion of this contract Pakistan Navy will now have a total
of 4 x Type 054 A ships in its Fleet by 2021. The induction of these Ships will
substantially enhance Pakistan navy’s war fighting capabilities while
effectively contributing towards Maritime Security Operations in the region.
Type-054 A is an extremely potent and state of the art warship equipped
with latest weapons including long range missiles and Hi-tech sensors capable
to undertake operations in all domains of naval warfare. The acquisition of
these modern ships is certainly a value addition in Pakistan Navy which is an
ardent defenders of National Maritime Interests of Pakistan.
The ceremony was attended by high ranking officials and dignitaries
from China, Pakistan Navy and Government authorities.

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