Pakistan’s fourth Milgem on the move
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The event marked an important milestone in the construction schedule for the fourth MILGEM Corvette for Pakistan Navy. The Navy has concluded a contract with M/s ASFAT for the construction of 04 x corvettes. Two are being constructed at Istanbul Naval Shipyard, whereas the remaining two at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works. These corvettes will be fitted with Surface, Sub-Surface and Anti-Air Weapons and Sensors, integrated through an advanced Network Centric Combat Management System.
The induction of MILGEM Corvettes will significantly enhance the maritime defence and deterrence capabilities of the Pakistan Navy. These corvettes will become a the core element of PN’s kinetic response to traditional and non-traditional challenges and maintain the balance of power in the Indian Ocean Region.