List of active Pakistan Navy ships

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Class Picture Displacement Type Propulsion Origin No. of boats Note
Khalid-class OuessantBrest2005.jpg 2,083 tons (submerged) SSP
Hunter-Killer Submarine
Air-Independent Propulsion PakistanPakistan 3 The agreement was signed with DCN, France in 1994. The first submarine, PNS Khalid was commissioned in 1999. The second submarine, PNS Saad was built in Pakistan with French assistance and was commissioned in 2003. The third submarine, PNS Hamza was built indigenously in Pakistan and was commissioned in 2008. These submarines are an improved version of the Agosta-class submarine, with greater battery life, diving depth, and lower noise signature
Hashmat-class Mistral gran carena.JPG 1,788 tons (submerged) SSK
Hunter-Killer Submarine
Diesel-electric propulsion France France 2 These submarines were originally intended to be sold to South Africa, but after the UN embargo on it, they were sold to Pakistan instead
X-Craft 110 tons (submerged) Midget submarine
Shallow Water Attack Submarine(SWAS)
Diesel-electric propulsion Pakistan Pakistan 3 Used by the SSG (N) to assist troop delivery, mine laying, torpedo attack, and minor troop delivery, with the capacity to hold up to 6 swimmers, and 2 swimmer delivery vehicles.


Class Picture Displacement Type Origin No. of Boats Note
Frigates (10 in service)
Zulfiquar-class Zulfiquar-class Frigate 3144 tons (full load) Multi-role frigate PakistanPakistan 251 PNS Zulfiquar

252 PNS Shamsheer
253 PNS Saif
254 PNS Aslat[1]

Ordered from China in 2005. The first ship, PNS Zulfiquar was handed over to Pakistan Navy on 30 July 2009. The fourth and last ship, PNS Aslat was made indigenously in Pakistan and was commissioned in the Pakistan Navy in April 2013.[1]
Tariq-class Tariq-class Frigate 3250 tons (full load) Multi-role frigate United Kingdom United Kingdom F-181 PNS Tariq

F-182 PNS Babur
F-183 PNS Khaibar
F-185 PNS Shah Jahan
F-186 PNS Tippu Sultan

Five active as of May 2014. F-184 PNS Badr (ex-Alacrity) has been decommissioned.[2]
Alamgir-class Frigate 4200 tons (full load) Guided Missile Frigate United States USA PNS Alamgir Originally 5 ordered, only one delivered. Received $78 million overhaul before being delivered to Pakistan.

Fast Attack Craft[edit]

Class Picture Displacement Type Origin Ships Notes
Azmat-class 560 tons Missile Boat Pakistan Pakistan 1013 PNS Azmat

1014 PNS Dehshat[3]

PNS ???? [4]

The first ship, PNS Azmat was commissioned on April 23, 2012. The second ship, PNS Dehshat, was built indigenously in Pakistan by Karachi Shipyard and was commissioned on June 13, 2014. The third ship was launched on September 17, 2016 and is under sea trials. The fourth ship was designed indigenously in Pakistan and is under construction in Karachi Shipyard.[4]
Jurrat-class 250 tons Missile Boat Pakistan Pakistan PNS Jurrat

PNS Quwwat

German Designed Fast Patrol Boat built under Transfer of Technology at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works in collaboration with Marsun Company Ltd. (Thailand). Commissioned in 2006 with advanced sensors and weaponry.
Jalalat-class 200 tons Missile Boat Pakistan Pakistan PNS Jalalat

PNS Shujaat

Made indigenously in Pakistan at Karachi Shipyards
Larkana-class Larkana (PB 157)-090309-N-4774B-055.jpg 180 tons Gunboat Pakistan Pakistan PNS Larkana

PNS Rajshahi

Made indigenously in Pakistan by Karachi Shipyards
MRTP-33 120 Tons Fast attack craft Turkey Turkey PNS Zarrar

PNS Karrar

A much larger variant of the MRTP-15 with the capability to fire four medium to long range SSMs (possibly the Harpoon Missiles) and short range SAMs. Also has a blue water patrolling capability.
MRTP-15 - 70 Tons Fast attack craft Turkey Turkey PNS ???

PNS ???

A small, highly maneuvarable boat, capable of speeds up to 64 knots in calm water. Used for coastal and harbour partrol. Most likely operated by the coast guard or the MSA.

Patrol Vessels[edit]

Class Picture Displacement Type Origin Ships Notes
CSTC 600 Ton MPA 600 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessel China China PMSA Hingol

PMSA Basol

PMSA Zhob (under construction)

PMSA Dasht (under construction) [5]

Four ships ordered, two have been delivered,[5] one to be constructed in Pakistan
CSTC 1500 Ton MPA 1500 Tons Maritime Patrol Vessels China China Ship#1 (Being Built)

Ship#2 (Being Built)

Contract for two 1500 Maritime Patrol Vessel for PMSA was Signed b/w CSTC China and KSEW Pakistan with each constructing one ship.[5]

Mine Warfare[edit]

Class Picture Displacement Type Origin Ships Notes
Mine Countermeasure Vessels (3 in service)
Munsif Class (Tripartite Class) Céphée BALTOPS 2010b.JPG 595 tons Mine Countermeasure Vessel France France

Pakistan Pakistan

PNS Munsif

PNS Muhafiz
PNS Mujahid

Ordered from France. First two ships built in France, third ship built in Pakistan.

Auxiliary Vessels[edit]

Class Image Gsllary Ships Commissioned Origin
STM Class Pakistan Navy Fleet Tanker[6] Launched on August 20, 2016 undergoing sea trial and will be commissioned to PN fleet shortly Turkey Turkey
Pakistan Pakistan
Fuqing Class PNS Nasr (Replenishment Ship & Tanker) 26 August 1987  China
Poolster Class PNS Moawin (Replenishment Ship & Tanker) 28 July 1994  Netherlands
Coastal Tankers PNS Kalmat 29 August 1992  Pakistan
PNS Gwader 5 November 1984
Floating Docks 2 x Units Delivered as of 2014  Pakistan
Multi-Purpose Barge PNS Delivered as of 2014 .contract for construction of 2nd Multi Purpose Barge signed on 10 June 2016  Pakistan
Split-Hopper Barge PNS Bhit Shah Delivered as of 2014  Pakistan
Landing Craft Mechanized 2 x Units April 18, 2016  Pakistan
Hydrographic Vessel PNS Behr Paima 27 December 1982  Japan
Dredging Vessel PNS Behr Kusha 15 August 2008  China
Small Tanker Cum Utility Ship PNS Madadgar 29 August 2011  Pakistan
PNS Rasadgar 5 November 2011
Bridge Erection Boats 22x Units First batch of 7 boats already delivered while rest will be to Deliver at end of 2016  Pakistan
Training Ships (1 in service)
Prince William Tall Ship PNS Rah Naward 2010  United Kingdom
Hover Crafts (16 in service)
Griffon Class 16 Crafts PNS 4 more delivered in 2013  United Kingdom
Patrol Boats (140 in service)
Gulf Crafts 17 Boats PNS 2010  United Arab Emirates
Military Assault Boats 16m 4 Boats PNS 2010  Pakistan
Fast Patrol Boats 9 Boats PNS 2010  United States
GRP Ops Boats 2 Boats PNS 2012  Pakistan
GRP Police Boats 6 Boats PNS 2012  Pakistan
GRP Utility Boats 100 Boats PNS 2008-2013  Pakistan
VBSS Boats 2 Boats PNS 2009  United States
Tug boats (8 in service)
PNT Zordar, PNT???, PNT??? 32 Ton Bollard Pull Tug - Order for 2 more placed on June 10, 2016 to Karachi Shipyard 2011  Pakistan [7]
PNT Jeedar, PNT Pur-Josh, PNT Sher-Dil 12 Ton Bollard Pull Tug 2014  Pakistan[8]
PNT Rustum, PNT Delair, PNT Joshila, PNT Janbaz 12 Ton Harbour Tug 2001  Pakistan [9]

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