Friday, July 1, 2022
1 0

Firepower of Surface Fleet: Pakistan Navy

Date:

Share post:

Read Time:2 Minute, 6 Second

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)

About Post Author

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’.
Happy
Happy
0 %
Sad
Sad
0 %
Excited
Excited
0 %
Sleepy
Sleepy
0 %
Angry
Angry
0 %
Surprise
Surprise
0 %
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’.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

spot_img

Related articles

Then and Now: The Changes Between 2 NATO Madrid Summits

At the NATO summit in Madrid, alliance leaders — including U.S. President Joe Biden and alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg...

Lockheed wins $2.3 billion contract to build H-60M Black Hawk helicopters

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, signed a five-year contract for a baseline of...

Iranian Missiles: Evolution and Arsenal

Iran has the largest and most diverse ballistic missile arsenal in the Middle East. (Israel has more...

Emerging trends of AI between great powers and its impacts on strategic stability

Abstract Contemporary advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) indicate the considerable and groundbreaking impact of the latest technology on military...