First 2300 ton Corvette for Pakistan Navy Launched by DAMEN Shipyard, Romania
04:44 PM, May 19, 2019
DAMEN built 2300 ton Corvette for Pakistan
DAMEN Shipyard Galati, Romania launched the first of two 2,300 tons corvettes built for Pakistan Navy at a ceremony held at M/s DAMEN Shipyard Galati, Romania on May 17.
The first ship is expected to join the Pakistan Navy by end of this year and the second would be delivered by mid-2020. The contract for their manufacture was signed in 2017, Pakistan media reported.
Pakistan Navys Vice Admiral Abdul Aleem who spoke on the occasion said that these platforms will act as force multipliers in enhancing Navys capability of safeguarding maritime frontiers and would offer more flexibility in the conduct of Pakistan Navys initiative of independent Regional Maritime Security Patrols in the Indian Ocean Region.
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