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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 into Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on the 16th of October 2021. The submarine was 110 nautical miles off the...

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 2021. This is the third Pakistan Navy warship to hold the name PNS Tughril after...

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 major procurement drive that includes newer and more powerful frigates, corvettes, submarines, and maritime patrol...

Pakistan Navy’s Babur Class Corvettes

On 15th August 2021, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi and the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as well as Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy, Admiral Amjad...

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...

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 054AP is Warship No. 1 has completed sea trials and will be delivered to Karachi...

Predominant Weapons Systems of Pakistan Armed Forces at Pakistan Day Parade

Shahpar-II MALE UAV  The GIDS Shahpar II is a medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) tactical UAV. Operations It provides SATCOM & Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) roles with endurance of 14+ hours & a service ceiling of 20,000 ft. Payloads are available for reconnaissance...

Explained: Pakistan’s Missiles, Why We Test Them?

As defense analysts, this question is a no-brainer. Our missiles are an essential component of our defense strategy and provide us with round-the-clock strategic capabilities to protect our sovereignty against all aggression from the outside. So, it is only...

Chief of Naval Staff Discloses New Procurements: Shallow Water Attack Submarines, MALE UAVs & a new Helicopter Fleet

The Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi recently held a wide-ranging interview with international media network the Global Times. Although he talked about a variety of stuff, a few things that stood out...

China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard launches 2nd Type-54A/P Guided Missile Frigate for Pakistan Navy

Launching ceremony of 2nd Type 054A/P Frigate for the Pakistan Navy was held in China. 1st ship was launched in August 2020. 3rd and 4th ship are under construction while 1st has completed sea trials and almost completed weapons...

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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

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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...