The frontier combat unit of Pakistan Navy carried out live missile firing in the North Arabian Sea on Tuesday, said a press release.

“Surface to Surface Anti-ship Missile was launched from Sword Class frigate PNS Aslat,” reads the press release.

The missile successfully destroyed its intended target with pinpoint accuracy, reaffirming weapon’s lethality and offensive punch of PN’s fleet, it added.

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah witnessed the firing onboard ship and expressed his complete satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Navy Fleet.

He said that the live missile firing reaffirms credibility of deterrence at sea and reassures Pakistan Navy’s commitment to safeguard its maritime frontiers against all threats.