A high-level delegation led by the Turkish Vice President also arrived in Pakistan.
MoUs are also expected to be signed between Pakistan and Turkey.
PNS Tariq will officially join the fleet of Pakistan Navy after the completion of the sea trials phase.
Turkish Vice President Javed Yilmaz on Wednesday arrived in Pakistan for the launch of PNS TARIQ, at Karachi Shipyard.
Javed Yilmaz along with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif launched the fourth ship of the Pakistan MİLGEM Project.
A high-level delegation led by the Turkish VP has also reached Pakistan, the sources said.
The Turkish Defense Firm, ASFAT, and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) are set to launch the 4th PN Milgem Corvette, PNS TARIQ (283).
PNS Tariq will officially join the fleet of Pakistan Navy after the completion of sea trials phase.
MoUs are also expected to be signed between Pakistan and Turkey for cooperation in various fields including defense, the sources said.
This vessel marks the final ship of the Milgem agreement between Pakistan Navy and ASFAT, where two ships were constructed in Turkey, and the remaining two in Pakistan at Karachi Shipyard.
ASFAT serves as the main contractor for this project and collaborates with KS&EW, sharing technology and know-how.
PNS Tariq is a modern corvette designed to be equipped with cutting-edge sensors and weapon systems, symbolizing the close cooperation and partnership between Turkey and Pakistan in defense technology.
For Air Defense, PNS Tariq (283) will be armed with CAMM-ER (Common Anti-Air Modular Missile – Extensive Range) capable of countering a wide range of aerial threats like aircraft, UAVs, and Missiles, with a range of 50 to 70.
Additionally, the ship will be equipped with a Turkish Aselsan-built Gökdeniz close-in weapon system for point air defense.
Moreover, it will carry 6 (two tri-cell) Harbah-NG long-range anti-ship & land attack cruise missiles. The Milgem project showcases the strong collaboration between Turkey and Pakistan in the defense technology field.