Exercise Report: Naseem Al Bahr-13



  • Pakistan Navy (PN)
  • Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF)
  • Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF)


  • PNS Shamsheer
  • Jalalaat-class missile boat
  • HMS Al Riyadh (812)
  • HMS Al-Farouq (513)
  • HMS Badr (612)

Air Assets: 

  • F-15SA
  • WS-61 Seaking
  • Z-9E



During a live firepower demonstration, PNS Shamsheer (Type-22p Zulifqar class guided missile frigate) fired Chinese origin C-802A anti-ship missile. From Saudi Side, HMS Al Riyadh fired MBDA Exocet MM40 Block II surface-to-surface missile while HMS Al-Farouq fired RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile.

F-15SA conducted a long-range maritime strike mission and launched AGM-84L Block-II anti-ship missile against a stationary target.

Ship Profiles:

HMS Al Riyadh

  • Lead ship of Al Riyadh class guided missile frigates
  • 2 quad launcher with MM40 Exocet Block 2 AShM,
  • 2 8-cell Sylver A43 VLS with Aster 15 SAM,
  • 4 single 533mm TT with F17P HWT,
  • 1 76mm gun


HMS Al-Farouq

  • 2 twin launcher with RGM-84C Harpoon Block 1B AShM,
  • 1 Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS,
  • 1 76mm gun

HMS Badr

  • 2 quad launcher with RGM-84C Harpoon Block 1B AShM,
  • 2 triple 324mm ASTT with Mk 46 LWT,
  • 1 Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS,
  • 1 76mm gun


PNS Shamsher

  • 2 quad launcher with C-802A AShM,
  • 1 octuple launcher with FM-90N (CH-SA-N-4) SAM,
  • 2 triple 324mm ASTT with ET-52C (A244/S) LWT,
  • 2 RDC-32 A/S mortar,
  • 1 Type 730B (H/PJ-12) CIWS,
  • 1 76mm gun

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