Search results for: Pakistan Navy

26966 results

A list of search results

  • 5 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy has signed a contract with M/s China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd (CSTC) for the delivery of an additional two Type 054A frigates. The contract was signed at the Ministry of Defence Production in Rawalpindi with deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations), Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi in attendance. With this follow-on contract, the Pakistan […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      On Tuesday, China formally started the manufacturing of two state-of-the-art fast attack missile crafts for the Pakistan Navy. This aircraft are an addition to a couple of naval frigates which are being built for the strategic partner. The ceremony of the Fast Attack Craft FAC(M) of Pakistan Navy was held at Xinggang Shipyard. The […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen recently hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two Pakistan Navy offshore patrol vessels at its shipyard in Galati, Romania. The ceremony was attended by Pakistan Navy Rear Admiral Farrokh Ahmad, Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Projects), other navy officials and Damen representatives. Pakistan and Damen signed a contract for the […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Despite of the fact that the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B submarines were designed and built by French DCNS, Pakistan has chosen Turkey’s STM to carry out modernization of three of the submarines. The contract between Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence Production and STM was signed on June 22, 2016 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. After the tendering process was […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commodore Asif Hameed Siddiqui SI(M) from the Pakistan Navy has assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy operations from Rear Admiral Pakorn Wanich of the Royal Thai Navy at a ceremony in Bahrain on 26 February 2015. The ceremony marked Pakistan’s sixth command of Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151). Rear Admiral Wanich, who […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities

    The Pakistan Navy detected an Indian submarine in its territorial waters and chased it away, the naval service said in a press release issued on Friday. According to the statement, the Indian submarine was detected south of the Pakistani coast on Monday. The submarine tried to escape detection without success as it was continuously tracked and pushed “well […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Turkish defense contractor STM announced it has been awarded a contract to modernize a second Pakistan Navy Agosta 90B submarine. The contract signing ceremony took place March 1 at the premises of Pakistan defense ministry’s procurement agency. The contract for the modernization of the first submarine in the class was signed in June 2016, after Pakistan […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy held an induction ceremony for a dredging vessel and its accompanying two barges at the naval dockyard in Karachi on March 15. The backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and split hoper barges – Tarseel 1 and 2 – were built for the Pakistan Navy at the Tianjin Shipyard, in China. Dredger Rah Kusha is […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Chinese PLA Navy task group composed of three ships completed a four-day visit to Pakistan’s Karachi port and set sail for the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The ships are expected to arrive in Iran on Thursday. During their time in Pakistan, Type 052C destroyer ‘Changchun’, Type 054A frigate ‘Jingzhou’ and Type 903A replenishment ship ‘Chaohu’ hosted […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosted Pakistan Chief of Naval Staff, Adm. Muhammad Asif Sandila, as a guest of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, on Sept. 20. Earlier in the week-long CNO counterpart visit, Greenert bestowed a Legion of Merit upon Sandila for his maritime security contributions. “Admiral Sandila’s unique vision […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Pakistan’s defense ministry has signed a contract with Dutch ship designer Damen for the acquisition of a locally-built offshore patrol vessel (OPV). The contract was signed on June 12 during an event attended by navy and company representatives and Dutch ambassador to Pakistan Jeannette Seppen. According to the ministry of defense, the OPV will be built […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Pakistan Maritime Security Agency held a steel cutting ceremony for the agency’s first 600 ton Maritime Patrol Vessel. The ceremony was held May 2 at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works which will construct the ship. The MPV is a multi mission vessel with a steel hull and an aluminium super structure. Rear Admiral Syed Hasan Nasir Shah said […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, one of two biggest shipbuilding conglomerates in China, confirmed that a project to export eight attack submarines to Pakistan has been initiated. The corporation held a conference to discuss details of the arrangement, the China People’s Daily news site reported quoting China Shipbuilding Online. There have been talks of the China-Pakistan cooperation on […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Pakistan Navy has launched a new survey vessel in China. The launching ceremony was held at Dajin Heavy Industry shipyard on December 11, 2018. The 3,000-ton newbuilding was launched into Yangtze River. As explained, this is the largest survey vessel to be built for the Pakistan Navy under Sino-Pak collaboration. “The new ship will be […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Industry news

      Pakistan Navy will concentrate on designing and construction of own nuclear-powered submarines, reports Defense News referring to Pakistan’s media agencies. Press service of Pakistan Navy declined to comment that news. Reportedly, the project designing has been already financed, and the first nuclear-powered submarine would join Pakistan Navy in 5-8 years. According to non-conventional arms […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Pakistan has entered into an agreement with Turkey for the construction of four MILGEM corvettes, Turkey’s defense minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters in Montenegro on Thursday. According to Turkish media reports, Turkey will be building the corvettes in what the defense minister described as the “largest defense export of Turkey in one agreement”. The first […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities

    Commodore (Cdre) Asif Hameed Siddiqui, Pakistan Navy, Commander of the Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, made an informal visit to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation, (UKMTO) Dubai on April 12 accompanied by Commander Rashid Shaikh, Pakistan Navy. Cdre Siddiqui took up Command as CTF151 on February 26 and continues to build on existing relationships […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pakistan Navy has recently carried out a live firing of an Exocet AM-39 anti-ship missile from a Sea King helicopter. The navy said the chief of the naval staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the event and praised the combat readiness of the fleet. The live-fire test took place on September 23 in the Arabian Sea […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Four of Pakistan Navy’s future eight submarines will be constructed in Karachi, Pakistan, according to Pakistani Minister for Defense production, Rana Tanveer Hussain. As Dawn writes, the Minister confirmed the finalization of the acquisition deal and further stated that China will build four submarines in Karachi, while the other four will be constructed in China. The Minister added that […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    China’s Hudong Zhonghua shipyard hosted a steel-cutting ceremony on December 20 to mark the official start of construction of the second Pakistan Navy Type 054A frigate. Hudong Zhonghua is a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation with which the Pakistan Navy signed contracts for the delivery of a total of four frigates. All four units will […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Authorities

    Commodore Tarrant, Royal Navy, relieved Commodore Mukhtar Khan, Pakistan Navy, as Commander Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 (maritime security), during a change of command ceremony conducted by Vice Admiral John W. Miller, Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet / Commander, Combined Maritime Forces at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain, August 30. […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Pakistan Navy’s new Fast Attack Craft PNS Dehshat was commissioned at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Ltd on June 12, 2014.   Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, said: “Karachi Shipyard today stands completely revitalized and reporting its financial turn around. This success was only possible due to reposing confidence and trust […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Pakistan Navy (PN) will observe Pakistan Day (23rd March) with traditional zeal and fervor. According to a press release of ISPR DTE (Navy), the day will dawn with 21 gun salutes. Special prayers will be offered in all mosques at PN units after Namaz-e-Fajar. To pay homage to the father of the nation, wreath […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Industry news

    On April 18th, 2016, Pakistan Navy received two Landing Craft (Mechanized) at Karachi Shipyard & Shipyard & Engineering during a handing over ceremony. Rear Admiral Syed Imdad Imam Jafri HI(M), Commander Logistics Pakistan Navy, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The ceremony was attended by high ranking officials from Government, Pakistan Navy, KPT, PQA and KS&EW. MD […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The first of two Pakistan Navy offshore patrol vessels (OPV) was launched in Galata, Romania, the Pakistan Navy announced on May 17. The ship was launched after starting construction in a keel-laying ceremony in April 2018. While the navy refers to them as corvettes, the two vessels built by Dutch shipbuilder Damen are based on […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, Commodore Brian Santarpia, met with senior leaders in Pakistan’s maritime safety and security agencies in Karachi during a two day visit on 8 and 9 December 2014. Pakistan remains a key contributor of ships, aircraft and headquarters staff to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) operations, having joined it […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy took over the command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) which had previously been lead by the Pakistan Navy. Commodore Jaimie Hatcher of the Royal Australian Navy assumed command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 from Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pakistan Navy-hosted biennial maritime exercise AMAN-2019 kicked off in Karachi on February 8, with 46 nations in attendance. The four-day exercise will involve a port and at-sea phase with a focus on maritime security, counter terrorism and humanitarian assistance operations. Based on this, the exercise seeks to develop and practice response tactics, techniques, and […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Training & Education

      In an embarrassing goof-up, an advertisement issued by the Pakistan navy on Tuesday for a multinational exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the participating countries. The full-page advertisement for the Aman-11 exercise in the Arabian Sea, which appeared in The Nation and Nawa-e-Waqt newspapers, featured photographs […]