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Launching ceremony of first Hangor-class submarine held in China

By News Desk

April 26, 2024 11:56 PM


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The launching ceremony of the first Hangor-class submarine constructed for the Pakistan Navy was held at Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Company Ltd Shuangliu Base in Wuhan.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Naveed Ashraf graced the occasion as the chief guest, according to ISPR. 

This project will add a new dimension to Pak-China friendship. 

The Pakistani government signed an agreement to acquire 8 submarines during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan.

Under the contract, four submarines will be built in China while the other 4 will be built at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Limited in Pakistan.

These submarines will have advanced weapons and sensors to target long-range targets.

 


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