Sea Platforms

STM to upgrade Pakistan Navy's second Khalid-class submarine

02 March 2018

Turkish defence engineering company STM (Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret) has signed a contract amendment with Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production for the mid-life upgrade of the second of three Khalid (Agosta 90B)-class diesel-electric attack submarines operated by the Pakistan Navy (PN).

The contract was signed in Pakistan by General Arshad Mahmood of the Ministry of Defence Production, STM General Manager Davut Yılmaz, and STM Naval Projects Director Savaş Onur, the company said in a 1 March statement.

“While all the systems specified in the main contract will similarly be used in the configuration of the second submarine, additional systems have also been included into the submarine configuration, which will all be reflected onto the project’s first submarine,” said the company.

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