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Surface Fleet

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. The ceremony was attended by Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Turkish Vice President Cevdet Yilmaz,...

Batch-II of Yarmook Class Corvette

Note: This article discusses the launch of fourth Yarmook Class Corvette for Pakistan Navy as well as its specifications. The steel-cutting ceremony of Batch-II of Damen (Netherlands) Corvettes for the Pakistan Navy was held at Constanta Port in Romania, attended...

Minehunter Ships for Pakistan Navy

Note: This article discusses the procurement of two former Royal Netherlands Navy Tripartite-class minehunters by Pakistan Navy. The Government of the Netherlands signed a deal with the Pakistan Navy for the sale of two former Royal Netherlands Navy Tripartite-class minehunters...

Pakistan Navy’s Zulfiquar Class Frigates: Debunking Propaganda

An article was published last month regarding the Pakistan Navy’s Zulfiquar class frigates. Article was mainly focused on operational status of the frigates, according to which the frigates were facing technical issues which hampered the three-dimensional capabilities of the...

Fire Onboard INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy says its flagship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, caught fire during conduct of sea trials from the naval base INS Kadamba. The fire was later bought under control off the coast of Karwar, and a board of...

Pakistan to procure two more upgraded Yarmook Class Corvettes

Steel cutting ceremony of Batch-II of Damen Corvettes for the Pakistan Navy was held at Constanta Port in Romania, attended by the Pakistani ambassador and Pakistan Navy officials. The Pakistan Navy’s Directorate General of Procurement and the Ministry of...

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...

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...

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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...