The Pakistan Navy’s first modern Long Range Maritime Patrol twin engine aircraftaircraft’s induction ceremony was held at PNS Mehran, Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi graced the occasion as chief guest. Upon arrival at Mehran base, the Chief Guest was received by Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf.
The newly inducted twin-engine jet aircraft is a variant of Brazilian-built state-of-the-art Embraer Jet aircraft globally utilized in air operations. Pakistan Navy has also contracted two more aircraft of the series newsone. These aircraft will be equipped with the latest weapons and sensors to undertake Maritime Air Operations.
On occasion, the Chief of the Naval Staff paid rich tribute to Veteran Kashmiri Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Geelani and expressed condolence on his demise.
Later the Naval Chief commended the remarkable transition of the Pakistan Navy Air Arm from prop to jet age of Long Range Maritime Patrol Operations. He reassured the nation that the Pakistan Navy is fully conscious of prevailing challenges and is committed to upgrading its combat inventory to generate a swift response. He also highlighted that Pakistan Navy effectively contributes to the Government’s policy of promoting peace and stability in the region as a responsible maritime nation. He further underscored that Pakistan Navy is committed to safeguarding its seafronts while ensuring a conducive naval environment in the area.
Earlier during his welcome address, Commander Pakistan Fleet Rear Admiral Naveed Ashraf highlighted the capabilities of the new aircraft and expressed hope that the addition of this potent aircraft will enhance PN capabilities to protect the Maritime interests of Pakistan.
Later, Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, handed over aircraft documents to the Commanding Officer of the concerned squadron. The ceremony was attended by senior serving and retired PN officers and CPOs/Sailors.
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