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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Pakistan Navy Procures more Embraer Lineage 1000

Pakistan Navy has secured two more airframes of the Embraer Lineage 1000 aircraft for the Sea Sultan program. The airframes are A6-HHS (built 2010), and the other is unknown. The aircraft were owned by Falcon Aviation Services, Abu Dhabi....

Type-055 Destroyer

Type-055 destroyer (Renhai-class cruiser) is a class of stealth guided missile destroyers (guided missile cruisers as per NATO standard) of 13000tons currently in service in the Chinese Navy. Type-055 Destroyer class considered one of the most advanced, heavily armed,...

Second Tughril Class Warship PNS Taimur Commissioned into Pakistan Navy

HUDONG ZHONGHUA SHIPYARD SHANGHAI, CHINA The Pakistan Navy’s second Tughril-class guided missile frigate, PNS Taimur (F-262) was commissioned into the Pakistan Navy in Shanghai today. The over 4,000 ton, 440 feet long PNS TAIMUR (F-262) is, like her three sister ships PNS...

Pakistan Navy’s future plans & destroyer options

Pakistan Navy Plans On 07 October 2020, the Chief of Naval Staff (Zafar Mahmood Abbasi), In a speech, outlined the service’s modernization plans for 2030 across its surface, sub-surface, and aviation domains & emphasized that the PN will aggressively expand...

Pakistan’s Naval Air Arm

The Pakistan Naval Air Arm ever since its creation with the commissioning of its home base PNS Mehran in 26 September 1975 has been a vital part of Pakistan Navy and this force is dominated by PN helicopter fleet,...

Pakistan Navy’s LRMPA: A nightmare for Indian navy submarines

Since 2016 Indian navy (IN) submarines tried to sneak into the waters of Pakistan on several occasions. Each time PN air arm long range maritime patrol aircraft (LRMPA) have tracked, intercepted and forced these submarines to surface and stopped...

India’s first SSBN Arihant-Class Submarine, a cheap Russian copy?

Background The Indian Navy's Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project to design and construct a nuclear submarine took shape in the 1990s.The initial intent of the project was to design nuclear-powered fast attack submarines, though following nuclear tests conducted by...

Procurement of Z-9D Helicopter for Pakistan Navy

Pakistan navy recently inducted leading ship Tughril-class frigate (Type-054AP) into its fleet with three more to be inducted of same class next year. Pakistan navy is looking to procure a small number of Z-9D for its newly inducted Tughril-class...

Differences between Pakistan Navy’s Type-054A/P & PLAN’s Type-054A

In November 2021, Pakistan Navy commissioned PNS Tughril (Type-054AP), first ship of its class in a ceremony held in Hodong Xing shipyard Shanghai. From visuals the PNS Tughril (261) looked clearly different from the Type-054 Alpha class of PLAN. The...

Pakistan Starts Construction of Hangor Class Submarines

KARACHI SHIPYARD & ENGINEERING WORKS PN DOCKYARD The KS&EW held steel cutting ceremony of Warship No. 5 of the Hangor Class of Guided Missile Attack Submarines of the Pakistan Navy. The ceremony was attended by Chief of Naval Staff of the...

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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...

Adnan Afridi: A Hero’s Sacrifice

Name: Adnan Afridi Profession: Policeman Rank: Additional SHO Hometown: KPK Pakistan Date of Shahadat: 25th July 2023 Place of Shahadat: Masjid in Jamrud KPK In the rugged landscapes of rural KPK, Pakistan, a...