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List of active Pakistan Navy ships is a list of ships, submarines, and other watercraft currently in service with the Pakistan Navy and PMSA.

Surface fleet

Frigates

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Frigates (16)
F-22P Zulfiquar-class PNS Saif - Side View.jpg Multi-Role Guided Missile Frigate  China
 Pakistan
PNS Zulfiquar (251)
PNS Shamsheer (F252)
PNS Saif (F253)
PNS Aslat (F254)
3,144 tons Based on Type 053H3 frigates.[1] First three ships were constructed in China and the fourth ship was built in Pakistan with transfer of technology.[2]
Type 054AP Jiangkai II (Type 054A) Class Frigate.JPG Multi-Role Guided Missile & Air Defence Frigate  China [to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
4,100 tons 1 Launched on 23rd August 2020 and 3 ships of this class are on order. To be delivered by 2021. Pakistan has the option to buy four more after Y2023[3]
Jinnah-class TCG Kınalıada.jpg Multi-Role Guided Missile & Air Defence Frigate  Turkey Pakistan [to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
3,200 tons 4 multi role frigates ordered. Pakistan's variant of the Istanbul-class frigate with advanced weapons, and noticeably features a 16 cell anti ships missile launchers & 16 cell VLS for the HHQ-16 SAM
Type 21 Tariq-class HMS Arrow (F173) underway c1982.jpg Multi-Role Guided Missile Frigate  United Kingdom PNS Tariq (F-181)
PNS Khaibar (F-183)
PNS Shah Jahan (F-185)
3,250 tons Ex Royal Navy Type 21 frigates acquired in 1993–1994.[4] Three ships PNS Badar (1994), PNS Tippu Sultan (F-186) and PNS Babur have been decommissioned. To be replaced by Jinnah Class
Alamgir-class USS McInerney;mciflagfly.jpg Multi-Role Guided Missile Frigate  United States PNS Alamgir (F-260) 4,200 tons 1 active and will be replaced by the Type 054AP[5]

Corvettes

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Notes
Corvettes (8)
Yarmook Class Yarmook Corvette.jpg Multi-purpose

ASW ASuW AAW Corvette

 Netherlands
 Romania
PNS Yarmook (F-271)
PNS Tabuk (F-272)
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
2,400 tons Damen built PNS Yarmook commissioned in Feb 2020. Second ship scheduled for delivery in May 2020. Two more planned under Navy modernization project.[6]

[7] [8] [9]

Ada class
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Russell Caldwell waves to the Turkish corvette TCG Heybeliada (F 511) from aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Mediterranean Sea during a passing exercise Sept 140902-N-IY142-159.jpg
Multi-purpose

ASW ASuW AAW Corvette

 Turkey Pakistan [to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
2,600 tons 4 multi role corvette's ordered. Pakistan's variant of the Ada class with advanced weapons, and noticeably features of 16 cell VLS for the HHQ-16 SAM

Patrol vessel

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Patrol Vessels (44)
Azmat-class PNS Azmat (P1013) commissioning ceremony.jpg Fast Attack Craft

Missile boat

 Pakistan /  China PNS Azmat
PNS Dehshat
PNS Himmat
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined][10]
560 tons Based on Type 037II Houjian-class missile boat.[11] First ship was built in China and the remaining three ships were built in Pakistan with transfer of technology.[12] Fourth ship launched & two more planned.[13]

[14] [15]

Jurrat class Jurrat.jpg Missile boat  Germany /  Pakistan PNS Jurrat
PNS Quwwat
250 tons Commissioned in 2006, German designed Fast Patrol Boat built under ToT at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works. Scheduled to be replaced by Type 22 class in the near future[16]
Jalalat-class Jalalat.jpg Missile boat  Pakistan PNS Jalalat
PNS Shujaat
250 tons Scheduled to be replaced by Type 22 class in the near future[17]
Larkana-class
Missile boat

Gunboat

 Pakistan PNS Larkana 180 tons Scheduled to be replaced by MRTP-33 class or MRTP-35 class in the near future[18]
MRTP-33
Fast Attack Craft  Turkey PNS Zarrar
PNS Karrar
120 tons Few more MRTP-33 or MRTP-35 crafts are planned[19]
Rajshahi-class
Fast Patrol Boat  United Kingdom PNS Rajshahi 115 tons Scheduled to be replaced by MRTP-33 class or MRTP-35 class in the near future[20]
Fast Response Boats (FRB) Royal Navy with Albanian Naval Forces Patrol Boat (8211785278).jpg Fast Patrol Boat  United States 5 The United States donated five fast-patrol Archangle Safe boats to Pakistan at the Karachi shipyard on Feb. 13, 2010[21]
Inflatable Boats (RIB) US Navy 030524-N-4441P-075 A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) with Special Boat Team (SBT) members approaches Joint Venture.jpg Fast Patrol Boat  Poland 30 Pak Navy is using the Chaser TM-1226 Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) for its Special Services Group Navy (SSGN) commandos[22][23]
Marine Assault Boats Fast Patrol Boat  Poland 2 12 tons In June, 2019 Pak Navy has received both the MABs from Polish shipbuilder, Techno Marine under the Transfer of Technology agreement[24]

Mine countermeasures

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Mine Countermeasure (3)
Munsif Class
Minehunter  France
 Pakistan
PNS Munsif
PNS Muhafiz
PNS Mujahid
536 tonnes Ex Tripartite-class mine hunters. First two ships were built in France, third ship was assembled in Pakistan.[25]

Submarine fleet

Class Picture Type Origin Boat Displacement Note
Conventional-powered submarines (5)
Agosta-90B class Hamza!.jpg Attack Submarine  France
 Pakistan
PNS Khalid (S137)
PNS Saad (S138)
PNS Hamza (S139)
2,050 tonnes First submarine was built in France and under the ToT agreement the next two were built at Karachi shipyard, Pakistan[26] Being upgraded by STM, Turkey.[27][28]
Agosta-70 class Attack Submarine  France PNS Hashmat (S135)
PNS Hurmat (S136)
1,760 tonnes These submarines were originally intended to be sold to South Africa, but after the UN embargo on it, they were sold to Pakistan instead.[29]
Hangor class
Attack Submarine  China
 Pakistan
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
3,600 tons 8 submarines are on order from China under the Transfer of Technology agreement
Midget submarine
Shallow Water Attack Submarine(SWAS)  Italy X-Craft

X-Craft

X-Craft

110 tons 3 active. These mini-submarines designed by Italian firm M/s COSMOS in 1986 but assembled in Pakistan under ToT
Midget submarine Special Purpose Submarine  Pakistan [to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
[to be determined]
unspecified 1 launched. In its 2015-2016 yearbook, Pakistan MoDP listed the development and construction of a Indigenous 01 Midget submarine.[30]

[31][32]

Auxiliary fleet

Replenishment

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Replenishment Ships (6)
Moawin class
Replenishment oiler Pakistan / Turkey PNS Moawin
[to be determined]
17,000 tonnes One of the largest replenishment oiler in Navy inventory built under ToT with Turkish shipbuilder. One more planned under Navy Modernization plans
Fuqing class
Replenishment oiler China PNS Nasr 15,000 tonnes Type 905 replenishment tanker. Bought from China and commissioned on 26 August 1987.[33][34]
Madadgar class
Madagascar Pakistan Navy.png
Small tankers Pakistan PNS Madadgar

PNS Rasadgar

1600+ tons Built by KSEW, both ships were commissioned on 19 July 2011.[35]
Gwadar class Coastal tankers Pakistan PNS Gwadar

PNS Kalmat

2000+ tons Built by KSEW, ships were commissioned on 5 November 1984 and 29 August 1992 respectively.[36][37]

Other

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Other (8)
Behr Masah class
Behn Masah.jpg
Hydrographic Survey Vessel China PNS Behr Masah 3,000 tonnes[38] Built by Jiangsu Dajin Heavy Industry in China.

Commissioned on 4 November 2019[39]

Behr Paima class
Hydrographic Survey Vessel Japan PNS Behr Paima 1200 tons Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and commissioned in 1983.Might be replaced by BEHR MASAH.[40]
Behr Khusa class
Dredging Vessel China PNS Behr Kusha Built by Zhoushan Zhaobao Shipyard and commissioned on 15 August 2008.[40]
Rah Khusa class Backhoe Dredger China PNS Rah Khusa Built by China Tianjin Shipyard and commissioned on 15 March 2018.[10][41]
Tarseel class Split Hoppers Barges China PNS Tarseel 1
PNS Tarseel 2
Built by China Tianjin Shipyard and commissioned on 15 March 2018.[10][41]
Rah Naward class
PNS Rah Khusa.jpg
Tall sail United Kingdom PNS Rah Naward Ex Prince William initially built in Germany and completed by Appledore Shipbuilders, was acquired from Tall Ship Youth Trust and commissioned on 23 September 2010.[40]

See also

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