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Pak Air Force, Navy Test-fire Anti-ship Cruise Missile

KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Pakistan Navy (PN) have conducted a successful test of anti-ship cruise missile on Monday.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by Pakistan Navy.

The statement said that PAF and PN successfully test-fired an anti-cruise ship missile the north Arabian Sea.

The missile, the C-802, was fired from both the JF-17 Thunder aircraft and an F-22P frigate, validating the concept of joint sea-air offensive operations.

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the test firing from onboard PNS Nasr.

“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.

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