Monday, March 4, 2024

China delivered its largest and most advanced warship to Pakistan.

China has handed to Pakistan the largest and most advanced warship Beijing has ever sent, highlighting the two nations’ friendship and contributing to their all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.

The frigate, designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), was delivered to the Pakistan Navy (PN) in Shanghai at a commissioning ceremony.

The PNS Tughril, a Type 054A/P frigate, is the first hull of four Type 054 frigates being built for the PN. The ship is a technologically advanced and capable platform with massive surface-to-surface, surface-to-air, and undersea weaponry, as well as comprehensive observation capabilities.

The Type 054A/P frigate, which is outfitted with cutting-edge battle management and an electronic warfare system, as well as advanced self-defense capabilities, can execute a number of naval warfare operations in a highly intensive multi-threat environment, according to Global Times.

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