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Pakistan signs for two more Type 054A frigates from China

03 June 2018

Key Points

  • Pakistan has signed a contract for two more Type 054A frigates from China
  • Country will operate a fleet of four vessels in the class by 2021

The Pakistani government has signed a contract for two more Type 054A frigates with China Shipbuilding Trading Co Ltd (CSTC), the Pakistan Navy announced on 1 June via an official social media channel.

The contract was signed at the Ministry of Defence Production in Rawalpindi, in a ceremony attended by the country’s Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi.

“With the conclusion of this contract, Pakistan Navy will have a total of four Type 054A ships in its fleet by 2021”, said the service in a post.

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