Islamabad; The Pakistan Navy successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile from its Sea King helicopter in northern Arabian Sea on Saturday. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the missile firing demonstration, Radio Pakistan reported..
According to the press release the anti-ship missile fired from the Sea King helicopter into the open sea successfully hit its target.
Navel Chief Zakaullah said the successful firing demonstration was a testament to Pakistan Navy’s war preparedness and professional capabilities.
The naval chief also visited the fleet units stationed in the sea and witnessed the sea exercises being carried out by naval fleet.
“I am proud of Pakistan Navy fleet’s war preparations,” Zakaullah said, adding that the navy will safeguard the sea borders and interests of Pakistan at every cost.
The Pakistan Navy in May received the seven surplus Westland Sea King multi-role helicopters it had ordered from the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016.