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Specifications of Pakistan Army’s Type-85UG Main Battle Tank

The Type-85 is a medium role main battle tank based on the Type-80 chassis which itself was China's attempt in creating a new MBT from scratch instead of copying Russian designs. It is a second generation MBT developed in...

Features of Al-Zarrar Main Battle Tank of Pakistan Army

Type: Main Battle Tank. Designed: 1990. Built Upon: Type 59 tank. Designer: Heavy Industries Taxila. Number built: 700. Operator: Pakistan Army. Weight: 44 tons. Length: 31.17 ft. Width: 10.83 ft. Height: 8.20 ft. Crew: 4 crew members. Caliber: 125 mm smoothbore. Armor: Modular composite armor over...

Salient Features of Pakistan Army’s VT-4 MBT

As Pakistan army prepares to induct 300+ VT-4 Main Battle Tanks, it is important to be aware regarding a few of its characteristics that will make them the most capable tanks in Pakistan's arsenal 1500 HP Engine: As per special...

NORINCO’s VT-4 MBT & Pakistan

Pakistan Ministry of Defense had ordered around 300 VT-4 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) a few years back, deliveries of which will begin in late 2020 to early 2021. Initially a batch of around 150 MBTs will be delivered for...

Exclusive on Modifications Incorporated in Al-Khalid-1 MBT of Pakistan Army

Yesterday Pakistan Army inducted first batch of Al-Khalid-1 MBT. Sources suggest that 44 tanks have been delivered. Total 110 AK-1 will be produced. AK-1 is upgraded variant/version of Al-Khalid MBT. AK-1 is 3rd Generation MBT & can take on any...

Pakistan’s Indigenously Manufactured Muhafiz Light Armored Jeep

Type: Armored jeep Place of origin: Pakistan Service: Pakistan, Iraq Designed: Heavy Industries Taxila Seating capacity: 8 (2+6) Protection * Armor: Aluminum Armor body (Protection level B7 armor piercing rifle ammunition) * Bullet proof glass * Run flat tires Fire Power * Main armament: 7.62×51 mm MG * Firing ports...

Pakistan Army’s New Generation Main Battle Tank & VT-4 MBT

As per sources Pakistan evaluated three MBTs. Those Three are as follows: T-90MS (Rejected by PA) T-84 Oplot-M & Oplot-P (First Pakistan Evaluated Oplot-M & rejected it "Main issues were Weight, Fire Power & Fire Control System" then Ukraine...

Turkish ALTAY MBT: “Problems with ALTAY MBT & Why Pakistan Army Rejected ALTAY MBT”

Important Note: "Since we saw many Turkish Defense Pages Posting that their own delay in developing ALTAY MBT & less aggressive marketing resulted in Pakistan opting VT-4. Well Dear Turkish Brothers here are the actual reasons why Pakistan Never Tested...

Pakistan’s Indigenously Developed “Viper” Infantry Fighting Vehicle

An Infantry Fighting Vehicle IFV is a type of armored fighting vehicle used to carry Infantry troops to battle and provide direct fire support for anti-personal, anti-aircraft or anti-armor threat. They are generally tracked to provide mobility in extreme...

MAXXPRO MRAP & it’s Role in Pakistan Army

INTRODUCTION Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) is a term for United States military light tactical vehicles produced as part of the MRAP program that are designed specifically to withstand improvised explosive device (IED) attacks and ambushes. The United States Department of...

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Pakistan Navy procures WS-61 Sea King Helicopters from Qatar

The Governments of Pakistan and Qatar have successfully completed a military sale of the entire combat fleet of Westland...

Third Pakistan Navy’s Type-054AP Guided Missile Frigate Launched

Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai, China launched the third Type-054AP Guided Missile & Air Defense Frigate for the Pakistan Navy. Currently the situation for Type...

Unfolding Afghan crisis: Impact on Pakistan

The proposed Taliban-Afghan government Peace Conference, expected to be held in Istanbul on April 24 this year, never took place. The ensuing scenario continues...

PSF’s Exclusive: Comedian Debugged

Nazar Muhammad aka Khasha Zwan was a member of Afghan Local Police (ALP) a CIA-backed militia, (accused by Human rights of serious human rights...

Hafr Runway Penetration Bombs

Pakistan Air Force JF-17A Thunder armed with x4 Hafr Runway Penetration Bombs (RPBs). The Hafr RPB has been indigenously developed and is produced by the...