Pakistani Navy Inducts New Training Ship

5 January 2011 (Last Updated January 5th, 2011 18:30)

The Pakistani Navy has inducted a new training ship, PNS Rahnaward, into its fleet to provide quality training to its cadets and sailors. The 59.35m-long Rahnaward was acquired from the UK, according to the Daily Times. The ship's features include a complete suite of modern

The Pakistani Navy has inducted a new training ship, PNS Rahnaward, into its fleet to provide quality training to its cadets and sailors.

The 59.35m-long Rahnaward was acquired from the UK, according to the Daily Times.

The ship's features include a complete suite of modern sensors and gadgets, navigation radars, a satellite communication system, fire control and a built-in electronic charting system.

Chief of naval staff Admiral Noman Bashir said the navy's responsibility was to safeguard sea defence and maritime interests at all costs.

"We must understand that only with quality training and consistent hard work can we achieve the much-needed edge over our adversary," he added.