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Firepower of Surface Fleet: Pakistan Navy

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Pakistan Navy is operating five (5) frigates, two (2) destroyers, and seven (7) fast attack crafts or missile boats.

  • 4 Zulifqar-class frigates
  • 1 Alamgir-class frigate
  • 2 Type-21 Tariq-class destroyers
  • 3 Azmat-class Fast Attack Craft (FAC)
  • 2 Jurrat-class Fast Attack Craft (FAC)
  • 2 Jalalaat-class Fast Attack Craft (FAC)

Zulifqar-class (F-22P)

Active: 4
Origin: China/Pakistan
Type: Frigate/with surface-to-surface missile/with hangar/with Surface to Air Missiles


Armaments:
• ASW: 2 quad launcher with C-802A Anti-Ship Missiles,
• AD: 1 octuple launcher with FM-90N (HQ-7) (CH-SA-N-4) SAM,
• ASuW: 2 triple 324mm Anti-Ship Torpedo Tubes with ET-52C (A244/S) Light Weight Torpedo,
• ASuW: 2 RDC32 Anti-Submarine Rockets,
• AD: 1 Type 730B (H/PJ-12) CIWS,
• 1 76mm gun
• Capacity: 1 Z-9C Haitun helicopter

Ships in class:
• PNS Zulifqar (251)
• PNS Shamsher (252)
• PNS Saif (253)
• PNS Aslat (254)

Alamgir Class Frigate:


1 Alamgir (ex-US Oliver Hazard Perry)
Type: Frigate/with surface-to-surface missile/with hangar
Active: 01
Armament:
• 2 quad launcher with RGM-84 Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles,
• 2 triple 324mm Anti-Ship Torpedo Tubes with Mk 46 Light Weight Torpedoes,
• AD: 1 Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS,
• 1 76mm gun


PNS Alamgir is expected to be replaced with Jinnah-class frigate.

Type-21 (Tariq-Class)

1 Tariq (ex-UK Amazon) with
• 2 quad launcher with RGM84 Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile,
• 2 triple 324mm Anti-Ship Torpedo Tubes with Mk 46 Light Weight Torpedo,
• 1 Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B CIWS,
• 1 114mm gun
• Capacity: 1 helicopter


1 Tariq (ex-UK Amazon) with

• 1 sextuple launcher with LY-60N SAM,
• 2 triple 324mm Anti-Ship Torpedo Tubes with Mk 46 Light Weight Torpedo,
• 1 Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B CIWS,
• 1 114mm gun
• Capacity: 1 helicopter



Pakistan Navy is also operating seven (7) Missile boats for coastal defense. 

  • 3 Azmat-class (1 more planned)
  • 2 Jurrat class
  • 2 Jalalaat class

2 Azmat (FAC (M)) with
• 2 quad launcher with C-802A Anti-Ship Missile,
• 1 AK630 CIWS

1 Azmat (FAC (M)) with
• 2 triple launcher with C-602 Anti-Ship Missile,
• 1 AK630 CIWS

Ships in class:
• PNS Azmat 1013
• PNS Dehsat 1014
• PNS Himmat 1027



Jalalaat-class:
2 Jalalaat with
• 2 twin launchers with C-802 (CH-SS-N-6) Anti-Ship Missile;

 

  • Jalalaat (1029)
  • Shujaat (1030)


2 Jurrat-class with:
Surface to Surface Missile: C-802 (CH-SS-N-6) Anti-Ship Missile

  • Jurrat (1023)
  • Quwwat (1028)

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Umair Aslam

Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.
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Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is a Founding Editor at Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defence journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and the South Asian Arms race. He has been extensively quoted in international publications such as the ‘EurAsian Times’.

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