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Turkey-made corvette tailored for Pakistan Navy launched in Istanbul

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The lead ship of milgem-class guided missile corvettes, PNS Babur launched today in a ceremony at Istanbul.

President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip and Pakistan Naval chief attended the ceremony.

Read More: Milgem-Class Corvettes: Pakistan Navy

PNS Babur is the lead ship of Milgem-class corvettes. These corvettes will be armed with state of the art weapon systems and sensors.

According to agreement signed between both nations, two ships will be constructed in Turkey while remaining two in Karachi.

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Umair Aslam

Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.
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Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.

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