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Firepower of Surface Fleet: Pakistan Navy

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 is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, defense industry, arms procurement, and emerging technologies.

Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, defense industry, arms procurement, and emerging technologies.

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