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Infantry

Pakistan Army Inducts the DongFeng Mengshi GEN-III CSK-182 APC

Note: This article discusses the induction of DongFeng Mengshi GEN-III CSK-182 APC into Pakistan Army. The Pakistan Army has inducted the DongFeng Mengshi GEN-III CSK-182 4x4 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC). The 8-tonne armored off-road tactical vehicle is made by the...

Baktar Shikan Anti-Tank Guided Missile Weapon System

Baktar Shikan is a Pakistani version of the Chinese HJ-8 or Hongjian-8. Baktar Shikan is a second-generation tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile. Baktar Shikan and its variants are being manufactured by NORINCO's Factory 282 and Factory 5618 in...

Pakistan’s Shibli Tarsier Laser Thermal Weapon Sight

Pakistan based company Shibli which manufactures thermal imaging sights and other imaging devices like night vision scopes and thermal binocular etc. An advance weapon sight designed to improve the target acquisition and surveillance and it is designed to use day...

Pakistan’s Daudson’s PAK-40 Automatic Grenade Launcher

A Pakistani commercial firearms company “Daudsons Armory” or DSA is much more known for their handguns and historical reproduction shotguns sold in the United States through Cimarron. However, the company also has a 40x53mm high-velocity automatic grenade launcher (AGL)...

MG3 Machine Gun & Pakistan Ordinance Factory’s aka POF MG1A3

The MG3 is a general-purpose machine gun chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge derived from the iconic MG42 chambered in the 7.92×57mm Mauser. POF has been producing the MG1A3 a further improved variant with improvements made in all major...

Pakistan’s Indigenously Manufactured Baktar-Shikan Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM)

The Baktar-Shikan is an anti-tank guided missile system which pursues the principle of optical aiming, IR tracking, remotely controlled and wire transmitted guidance signals to track and kill enemy armored vehicles. It was first introduced by Pakistan’s Khan Research...

Emotional Intelligence & Military Leadership

Pakistan armed forces are currently the 6th largest active military formation in the world based on army, air force, navy, paramilitary forces, and strategic plans division forces. As reported in 2017, there were approximately 654,000 active personnel in the...

Pakistan Army’s “9M133 Kornet” Anti-Tank Guided Missile

The 9M133 Kornet (Russian: Корнет; "Cornet", NATO reporting name AT-14 Spriggan, export designation Kornet-E) is a modern Russian man-portable anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) intended for use against main battle tanks. It was first introduced into service with the Russian...

Heckler & Koch G-3, its Variants & Pakistan Army’s next Service Rifle

G-3 is main service rifle of Pakistan Army manufactured locally under license. In this article we will tell you about G-3 in detail and variants in service with Pakistan Army. INTRODUCTION G-3 also known as “Gewehr” 3 is a 7.62×51 mm...

Toyota Hilux (Utility vehicle)

The Toyota Hilux is Japanese design 4 wheeled pickup truck considered the smaller sibling of the also iconic Land Cruiser. It is not really a purpose-designed military vehicle but a commercial 4x4 vehicle intended for civil market , however...

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The Story of the Blown Up Generation

When the Pakistan Strategic Forum’s O&S Directorate and our CT Wing first started our investigative efforts in mid-2023 aimed...

Al Qaeda Resurfaces in Afghanistan: A Return to Dark Days, A Looming Threat

Al Qaeda, infamous for orchestrating the tragic events of 9/11, has reemerged in Afghanistan, resurrecting its nefarious activities reminiscent of its pre-9/11 era. The terrorist...

The Story of the Blown Up Generation

Ahmed’s young palms were sweating. He tried to busy his mind by peeking out of the car window and see the the cars...

Karachi Shipyard Launches the Fourth & Final Babur Class Corvette “PNS TARIQ”

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) launched the fourth and final BABUR (PN MILGEM) Class Corvette, PNS TARIQ (F-283), on August 2nd, 2023....

Pakistan’s Blue Economy: Unleashing Marine Resources for Sustainable Growth

Pakistan's blue economy presents a promising avenue for sustainable development, rooted in the responsible utilization of marine resources. With a coastline stretching approximately 1,046...