Third F-22P frigate arrives from China
09 November, 2010
KARACHI: The third frigate of F-22P class named PNS Saif arrived from China on Monday and would be shortly inducted into the Pakistan Navy.
Onboard the PNS Saif, Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz said the shipâ€™s addition would greatly enhance the operational flexibility and reach of Pakistan Navy. The ships were likely to serve for a long time, he added.
Earlier, PNS Saif Commanding Officer Captain Zubair Shafiq said the F-22P project envisaged the construction of four frigates. Three ships were constructed in China and the last ship was under construction at Karachi Shipyard, he added.