Saturday, January 23, 2010

Second F-22 P Frigate arrives in Pakistan: ISPR

The second F-22 P Frigate of Pakistan Navy- the PNS Shamsheer arrived in Pakistan on Saturday after being commissioned in December last year at Shanghai, China.According to an announcement in a press release of the ISPR (Navy), the ship traveled through Karachi and visited Singapore and Colombo.An outstanding reception ceremony was held at the PN Dockyard where the ship was welcomed by PN officials.Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Tanveer Faiz, a large number of PN officers and men and families of ship’s crew were present on the occasion.Being constructed in collaboration with the China Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai, the PNS Shamsheer is the second of the four ships being manufactured.The third ship is in the pipe line and expected to be delivered in the third quarter of this year while the construction of the fourth one is likely to be completed by 2013. ......... APP

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