List of active Pakistan Navy ships

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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.

Submarine fleet[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Boat Displacement Note
Conventional-powered submarines (8)
Agosta-90B class SSG France / Pakistan PNS Khalid (S137)

PNS Saad (S138)

PNS Hamza (S139)

2,050 tonnes First submarine was built in France and the next two were built in Pakistan transfer of technology.[1] Being upgraded by STM, Turkey.[2][3]
Agosta-70 class Spanish navy Agosta 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.[4]
X-Craft 908 P/A
Midget Submarine Shallow Water Attack Submarine(SWAS) Italy X-Craft

X-Craft

X-Craft

110 tons 3 operational, The contract of these mini submarines was signed with Italian firm M/s COSMOS in 1986. First of these craft was brought to Pakistan in semi knock down condition in 1988.
S-20 Attack Submarine China/Pakistan Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

Hangor Class

2,600 tons 8 Submarines are on order from China with TOT at a price of $5 billion


Surface fleet[edit]

Major surface combatants[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Frigates (9)
Zulfiquar-class Zulfiquar-class Frigate FFG/Guided missile China / Pakistan PNS Zulfiquar (251)
PNS Shamsheer (252)
PNS Saif (253)
PNS Aslat (254)
3,144 tonnes Based on Type 053H3 frigates.[5] First three ships were constructed in China and the fourth ship was built in Pakistan with transfer of technology.[6]
Tariq-class frigate Tariq-class frigate FFG/Guided missile United Kingdom PNS Tariq (F-181)
PNS Khaibar (F-183)
PNS Shah Jahan (F-185)
PNS Tippu Sultan (F-186)
3,250 tonnes Ex Royal Navy Type 21 frigates acquired in 1993–1994.[7] Two ships PNS Badr and PNS Babur have been decommissioned.
Alamgir-class frigate Alamgir-class Frigate FFG/Guided missile United States PNS Alamgir (F-260) 4,200 tonnes Ex United States Navy Oliver Hazard Perry class acquired in August 2010.[8]
Type 054AP Air Defence China Jiangkai II-class Jiangkai II-class

Jiangkai II-class

Jiangkai II-class

4,100 tons 4 ships of this class are on order which will be delivered by 2021


Corvettes
class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Notes
Corvettes (2)
Ada

Class

Anti-submarine Turkey Class ???

Class

Class

Class

2,400 tons 4 ships with TOT are on order from Turkey
Swift
Anti-Submarine USA Class

Class

2,000 tons 2 ships on order from USA with a option of 2 more
Damen

OPV 2300

Offshore multi-purpose patrol and combat vessel Netherlands Class 2,300 tons 2 ships delivered in 2019.[9]

Patrol[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Patrol Vessels (10)
Azmat-class
Azmat Class Patrol Vessel
Fast attack missile craft China / Pakistan PNS Azmat (1013)
PNS Dehshat (1014)
PNS Himmat (1027)
560 tons Based on Type 037II Houjian-class missile boat.[10] First ship was built in China and the remaining three ships were built in Pakistan with transfer of technology.[11] 1 more ship yet to be commissioned.[12]
Jurrat-class Missile boat Germany/ Pakistan PNS Jurrat
PNS Quwwat
250 tons German Designed Fast Patrol Boat built under Transfer of Technology at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works. Commissioned in 2006.[13]
Jalalat-class Missile boat Pakistan PNS Jalalat
PNS Shujaat
250 tons [14]
Larkana-class Larkana (PB 157)-090309-N-4774B-055.jpg Gunboat Pakistan PNS Larkana 180 tons [15]
Fast Patrol Boat United Kingdom PNS RAJSHAHI Ship was commissioned on 8 March 1966.[16]
MRTP-33 Fast attack craft Turkey PNS Zarrar
PNS Karrar
120 tons [17]

Mine countermeasures[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Mine Countermeasure (3)
Munsif Class Céphée BALTOPS 2010b.JPG 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.[18]

Auxiliary fleet[edit]

Replenishment[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Replenishment Ships (6)
Small tankers Pakistan PNS Madadgar

PNS Rasadgar

Built by KSEW, both ships were commissioned on 19 July 2011.[19]
Moawin class Replenishment oiler Pakistan PNS Moawin 17,000 tonnes
Fuqing class Hongzehu (AOR 881) docks at Pearl Harbor 060906-N-4856G-051 0TWVK.jpg Replenishment oiler China PNS Nasr 15,000 tonnes Type 905 replenishment tanker. Bought from China and commissioned on 26 August 1987.[20][21]
Coastal tankers Pakistan PNS Gwadar

PNS Kalmat

Built by KSEW, ships were commissioned on 5 November 1984 and 29 August 1992 respectively.[22][23]

Other[edit]

Class Picture Type Origin Ship Displacement Note
Other (8)
Tall sail United Kingdom PNS Rah Naward Ex Prince William, was acquired from Tall Ship Youth Trust and commissioned on 23 September 2010.[24]
Dredging Vessel China PNS Behr Kusha Built by Zhaobao Shipyard and commissioned on 15 August 2008.[24]
Hydrographic Vessel Japan PNS Behr Paima Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and commissioned in 1983.[24]
Backhoe dredger China PNS Rah Khusa Built by China Tianjin shipyard and commissioned on 15 March 2018.[25][26]
Split Hoppers Barges China PNS Tarseel 1
PNS Tarseel 2
Built by China Tianjin shipyard and commissioned on 15 March 2018.[25][26]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (2016-06-23). "Turkish firm to upgrade Pakistan submarines". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  3. ^ "SharpEye Radar for Pakistan Navy Submarine Agosta 90B Upgrade". November 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Goldrick, James (1997). No Easy Answers: The Development of the Navies of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, 1945–1996. Lancer Publishers. ISBN 978-1-897829-02-8.
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  11. ^ "Azmat Class Fast Attack Craft (Missile) – Naval Technology". Naval Technology. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  12. ^ "Pakistan cuts steel on fourth Azmat-class fast attack craft | Jane's 360". www.janes.com. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  13. ^ "Jurrat". www.deagel.com. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  14. ^ "Jalalat". www.deagel.com. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
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  16. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  17. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  18. ^ USA, IBP (2009-03-20). Pakistan Intelligence, Security Activities and Operations Handbook. Lulu.com. ISBN 978-1-4387-3721-8.
  19. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  20. ^ Pike, John. "PNS Nasr (PRC Fuqing)". Retrieved 2017-10-29.
  21. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  22. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  23. ^ "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  24. ^ a b c "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
  25. ^ a b http://www.janes.com/article/78671/pakistan-navy-commissions-dredging-vessel
  26. ^ a b https://www.ispr.gov.pk/press-release-detail.php?id=4635

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