POST Online Media Lite Edition


Pakistan test-fires long range anti-ship cruise missiles

Staff Writer |
Pakistan has successfully test-fired long range anti-ship cruise missiles, a statement from the Pakistan Navy said.

Article continues below

The Pakistan Navy (PN) and the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jointly tested the anti-ship cruise missiles, the C-802 AK, air to surface missiles, which were fired from both the JF-17 Thunder aircraft and Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF.

The statement noted that the successful joint launch of the missiles by two defence forces of Pakistan exhibit the desired interaction and cooperation between the two organizations.

"Missiles launched from both platforms, successfully hit their intended targets which not only re-asserts the efficacy of the weapon systems but also manifests the extended range of Joint PN-PAF Sea-Air operations and desired synergy between the two services," said the statement from PN.

What to read next

China is building a sea-skimming anti-ship drone
Iran inaugurates production line of home-made long-range air defense missile
Turkey successfully test-fires homemade low-altitude air defense missile