Pakistan Navy’s first Hangor-class submarine launched in China

The launching ceremony of the first Hangor-class submarine constructed for the Pakistan Navy was held at Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group’s Shuangliu Base in Wuhan China.

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The government of Pakistan signed a deal with CSOC of China for the acquisition of eight Hangor-class submarines.

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Under the contract, four submarines will be built in China whereas the other four will be constructed in Pakistan at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) under Transfer of Technology (ToT).

These Submarines will be fitted with modern weapons and sensors to engage targets at standoff ranges.

To remind, in February this year, the keel was laid for the second submarine in this class. The keel-laying ceremony was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works’ facilities.

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