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Navy Commissions Chinese-Built Fast Attack Missile Craft

April 25 2012


The Pakistani navy has commissioned its first of a new class of Chinese-built fast attack craft, reports the Express Tribune (Pakistan).

The Azmat was inducted during a Monday ceremony at the Xingang Shipyard in Tianjin, China.

The second craft in the class is being constructed in Pakistan and should be completed by the end of the year, said Adm. Muhammad Asif Sandila, the navy chief.

Navy officials said the class has stealth characteristics and is armed with...

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