- 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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