Naval Co­op­er­a­tion

Southasia - - BRIEFS -

Turkey will build four Ada class MILGEM corvettes for the Pak­istan Navy. Two of the corvettes will be built at the Istanbul Ship­yard in Turkey and other two at the Karachi Ship­yard. The fourth war­ship will be the first in­dige­nously con­structed frigate in the Pak­istan Navy. It will be de­signed jointly by Pak­istan’s Mar­itime Tech­nolo­gies Com­plex. Each corvette will be equipped with mod­ern stealth fea­tures, a mis­sile sys­tem, 5th gen­er­a­tion weapons and sen­sors. The con­tract in­cludes com­plete trans­fer of tech­nol­ogy and trans­fer of in­tel­lec­tual pro­pri­etary rights to Pak­istan for the de­sign of the ships.

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