Pakistan Navy successfully test fired a combination of surface-to-air missiles in Somiani on Monday.
The demonstration was witnessed by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir along with Vice-Admiral Tayyab Ali Dogar, the air defence commander, stated a press release issued here. The SAMs provided Pakistan Navy operational flexibility. The commander marines, said that the induction of such state-of-the-art equipment would add to the Navy’s ground-based air defence capabilities against hi-tech aircraft and incoming missiles. press release
Published in The Express Tribune, December 28th, 2010.