Pakistan Navy on Thursday conducted a successful test of a land-based, anti-ship missile, APP reported.
A press release from the Navy said that the trial was conducted from the coastal region and the missile secured a hit on a target placed at sea.
The missile is equipped with advanced technology and avionics, which enable engagement of targets at sea with a high degree of accuracy.
The event was witnessed by Vice Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Khan Hasham Bin Saddique and senior officers of Pakistan Navy.
Admiral Saddique commended the successful accomplishment of the objectives of the trial and lauded the hard work and efforts of all those who were involved, specifically appreciating the crew of the missile unit.
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah in his message said that the weapon system has added a new dimension to the operational reach of Pakistan Navy, allowing it to bolster seaward defences by giving the Navy the capability to launch long-range, anti-ship missiles from land.