Turkey launches Pakistan Navy’s first Milgem corvette

Turkey’s Istanbul Naval Shipyard has launched the first Milgem corvette on order for the Pakistan Navy (PN).

The vessel, which will be in service as PNS Babur once it is commissioned, was launched on 15 August, the Pakistan Navy’s Director General Public Relations announced via an official social media channel on the same day.

Babur is part of a contract for four corvettes signed between the Pakistani government and a consortium that includes Turkish defence engineering firm Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret in 2018.

16 August, 2019

Source : https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/turkey-launches-pakistan-navys-first-milgem-corvette

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