The Pakistan Navy intercepted and tracked an Indian submarine on Tuesday and thwarted its attempt to enter Pakistani waters. In a tweet, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that the navy’s anti-submarine unit intercepted and tracked the “latest Kalvari class Indian submarine”. He added that the Indian Navy deployed its submarine against Pakistan with “ulterior motives”.
In a major arms deal with China, Pakistan will get 4 advanced guided-missile frigate Type 054AP. The steel cutting ceremony for two of these multi-role Frigates took place at Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in China on 1st November. With ships expected to enter service by 2021, Pakistan Navy’s arsenal will increase, strengthening the force’s capability to maintain peace and stability in the Arabian Sea.