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Pak-China friendship: Pakistan to get four more F-22p Frigates
The News Tribe ^ | May 8th, 2012 | Abdullah Zafar

Posted on 05/08/2012 8:46:50 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki

Pak-China friendship: Pakistan to get four more F-22p Frigates

Karachi: Pakistan is going to obtain four F-22P Frigates to be built in Pakistan in collaboration with China as part of country’s efforts to strengthen its navy.

Recently Pakistan was has got three frigate from China while fourth is being built. Previously, China also handed over four frigates to Pakistan.

According to a report, published in Daily Jang, the leading Urdu daily of the country, Pakistan was happy over getting the fighters at low price and got booked orders for four new ships.

The report said that the Chinese frigate costs 200 million dollar while the US LCS ship having similar qualities and technologies costs 600 million dollars.

According to the report, the F-22P Frigate is laced with modern missile technology. The first ship, PNS Zulfiquar, was handed over to the PN on 30 July 2009 and the second, PNS Shamsheer, on January 23, 2010. The third is undergoing sea trials, The Fourth and Last Frigate of F-22P series for the PN was launched on 17 June 2011.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; f22p; frigate; pakistan

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1 posted on 05/08/2012 8:46:56 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
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To: sukhoi-30mki

China is doing this to rattle India’s cage no doubt and to make a quick yuan.


2 posted on 05/08/2012 9:03:26 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: sukhoi-30mki

That will make a nice reef.


3 posted on 05/08/2012 10:50:24 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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