Keel laying ceremony for construction of third Azmat Class Fast Attack Missile Craft (FAMC) was was held at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW).

 Azmat Class Fast Attack Craft Missile has 63 metres length and displacement of around 560 tonnes , top speed of around 30 knots and maximum range of 1000 nautical miles. The ship is equipped with indigenous weapons and sensors.

First two boats of this class are equipped with eight Chinese C-802A/CSS-N-8 Saccade anti-ship missiles. This new Fast Attack Missile Craft is being constructed by the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW) under the Transfer of Technology agreement from China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Company (CSOC). and Xingang Shipyard.

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