Keel Laying Ceremony of Fast Attack Craft (Missile)

Keel Laying ceremony of 3rd Fast Attack Craft (Missile) [FAC(M) No. 3)] being built for Pakistan Navy, was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on 11 Aug. 2015. Vice Admiral Hasham Bin Saddique HI(M) Vice chief of Naval Staff graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The ceremony was attended by honourable guests from China and high ranking officials from GoP, Pakistan Navy and KS&EW.

FAC(M) is a state of the art, multi mission vessel with steel hull and aluminium super structure. It has length and breadth of 63 & 8.8 meters respectively, displacement of 560 tons, speed of 30 knots, range of 1000 nautical miles. The ship is equipped with indigenous weapons and sensors.