Pakistan to showcase submarine at UAE defence expo

February 10, 2013 - 1:41:18 am

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will, for the first time, showcase its indigenously-modified and upgraded submarine called ‘Khalid’ at the IDEX 2013 exhibition in the United Arab Emirates.

Besides the submarine, a Multi-Purpose Auxiliary Craft called Jurrat, fabricated in Pakistan with full integration of weaponry, and destroyer Shah Jahan, modified as per Pakistan’s requirements, will be on display.

Some of the companies participating in the exhibition include the Pakistan Ordnance Factories with three auxiliary companies, Defence Export Promotion Organisation, Global Industries and Defence Solutions, with seven auxiliary companies, Heavy Industries Taxila, Embroidery Export Corp, and Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works.