Karachi (Staff Report): Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Monday successfully test-fired long-range anti-ship cruise missiles in the northern Arabian Sea.

According a press release issued by Pakistan Navy, the missile test was carried out at the conclusion of naval exercise Rabbat. The missiles were fired from JF-17 Thunder aircraft and Pakistan Navy’s F-22 Frigate PNS Saif, the statement added.

PNS Saif fired anti-ship sea-to-sea C-802 missile while JF-17 fired air-to-sea missile C-802AK from their respective platforms, both missiles successfully hit their targets.

Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman witnessed the missile firing.