Launching Ceremony – Fast Attack Craft (Missile)

The launching ceremony of the second Fast Attack Craft (Missile) PNS Dehshat was held on Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW). The Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Asif Sandila, was the chief guest on the occasion. The ceremony was attended by high ranking officials from GoP, PN, KS&EW and representatives of China Shipbuilding and Offshore Company (CSOC).

PNS Dehshat is the second ship of its kind. It was constructed in Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW) in collaboration with China State Shipbuilding and Offshore International Company and Xingang Shipyard on the basis of Transfer of Technology. The first Fast Attack Craft (Missile) of the deal PNS Azmat was designed and constructed by the China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Company (CSOC).