Keel laying ceremony of state of the art Missle Craft for PN held

BEIJING: The keel-laying Ceremony of Fast Attack Craft FAC(M) of Pakistan Navy was held at Xinggang Shipyard, Tianjin China Tuesday. Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz Ahmed HI (M) was Chief Guest in the ceremony.Pakistan Navy has signed a contact with China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Company Limited (CSOC) for construction of two state-of-the-art Missile Craft.Construction of two crafts in parallel i.e. one in China and other in Pakistan at KS&EW, is in progress as a joint venture of two countries.Upon completion of construction activities in October 2011, the first Missile Craft will join the PN Fleet.The Missile Crafts equipped with latest weapons and sensors will be potent addition in PN Fleet – APP