Thursday, October 28, 2021

Naval Aviation

Pakistan Navy Detects Indian Navy Submarine

Pakistan Navy successfully detected and located an intruding Indian Kalvari-Class (French Scorpène, non-AIP) attack submarine, which had crossed over into Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on the 16th of October 2021. The submarine was 110 nautical miles off the...

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 WS-61 Sea King helicopters of the Qatar Emiri Air Force to the Pakistan Navy. The deal comprises of a total...

Pakistan Navy selects Embraer Lineage 1000E as new MPA: The Sea Sultan

As predicted by PSF a few days ago, the Pakistan Navy has officially disclosed that the aircraft selected for their Long-Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft (LRMPA) mission is the Embraer Lineage 1000E. After wide-ranging and very extensive modifications, the Lineage 1000E...

Pakistan Navy’s RAS ATR-72 Sea Eagle MPA

The RAS-72 Sea Eagle is a modern turboprop Maritime Patrol Aircraft intended for maritime Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR), Anti-Submarine (ASW) and Anti Surface Warfare (ASW). Two aircraft have been delivered to the Pakistan Navy till date...

Future Weapons/Systems of Pakistan Navy

It has been a longstanding tradition of the Pakistani Services Chiefs to outline their major policy and platform achievements as well as future acquisitions and vision in their last official address as the operational commander of the service during...

Pakistan Navy’s P-3C Orion Aircraft (Anti-Submarine Warfare)

P-3C Orions are naval ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) aircraft. The aircraft is powered by 04 x Alison T-56 turbo prop engine by means of which it can attain a maximum speed of 410 knots and service ceiling of 29000 ft....

Pakistan Navy’s ATR-72 MPA (Maritime Patrol Aircraft)

Pakistan Naval Air Arm currently operates 2xATR-72 MPA (Maritime Patrol Aircraft). Pakistan Navy has received them recently by Rheinlander Air Service. They were upgraded by RAS to MPA standard which can conduct both ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) and search and...

Pakistan Navy’s ATR-72-500: “Specifications”

ATR-72 MPA of PN is also known as RAS-72 Sea Eagle. PN has upgraded its ATRs to perform ASW role (Anti-Submarine Warfare). RAS-72 houses following systems & arsenal: a). Leonardo Seaspray 7300E AESA Radar. b). FLIR "Star SAFIRE III". c). Electronic Support...

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Pakistan Navy Detects Indian Navy Submarine

Pakistan Navy successfully detected and located an intruding Indian Kalvari-Class (French Scorpène, non-AIP) attack submarine, which had crossed over...

Pakistan to Commission First Tughril Class Frigate

The commissioning ceremony of the lead-ship of the Tughril-Class of Guided Missile Frigates of the Pakistan Navy, PNS TUGHRIL, will take place in November...

Project P-282: Pakistan Navy’s Hypersonic Weapons Program

As Pakistani military observers may have noticed in the last decade, the Pakistan Navy is being revamped, and heavily invested in, culminating in a...

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...

Pakistan Inducts HQ-9P HIMADS

ARMY AIR DEFENCE CENTRE KARACHI SINDH The Pakistan Army today commissioned the HQ-9P High to Medium Air Defense System (HIMADS) into service with the 4th HIMADS...