Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker is Launched in Karachi

Date: Issue 70 - September 2016

Built for the Pakistan Navy by primary contractor STM, the Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker is the biggest one-time warship export from Turkey’s defense industry, making its maiden voyage in a ceremony organized to honor Pakistan’s independence day. Pakistan Prime Minister Mr. Nawaz Şerif, Undersecretary of Defense Industries Prof. İsmail Demir, STM board members, STM General Manager Mr. Davut Yılmaz and military officials of both countries were in attendance at the ceremony.

STM, an organization providing turnkey projects such as domestic & foreign surface and underwater ship projects, military shipyards and modernization facilities, intends to become a pioneer in naval engineering, design and system exports. In this perspective, STM’s latest project the ‘Fleet Tanker’, was originally designed and developed for the Pakistan Navy, and was recently launched in the port of Karachi, Pakistan.