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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Pakistan Navy’s ship Shamsheer arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill visit on 13th May, 2014. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy personnel in accordance with naval traditions.   The ship’s Commanding Officer, Captain Rashed Zafar, paid a visit to Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Authorities

    At an invitation extended by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Pakistan Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila arrived in Sri Lanka on 12th December 2013 on a three-day official visit. He was received by Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Bandaranaike International […]

  • 6 June 2013

    Singapore has successfully completed its third command of the multinational Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, as part of the international counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden (GoA). Rear-Admiral (RADM) Giam Hock Koon from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) handed over command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 to Commodore Muhammad Ihsan Qadir of […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A group of officers following the Pakistan Navy Staff Course visited the Eastern Naval Command in Trincomalee on 21st March 2013. Head of the delegation, Assistant Chief of Staff (Training) of the Pakistan Navy, Commodore Sajid Mahamood paid a courtesy call on Deputy Area Commander, Commodore PRB Dissanayaka. The group includes officers from China, Nigeria, […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of officers following the Pakistan Navy Staff Course visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 20th March 2013. Head of the delegation, Assistant Chief of Staff (Training) of the Pakistan Navy, Commodore Sajid Mahamood paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage. The PNSC officers are […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A 4-member Pakistan Navy delegation headed by Commodore Training Ashore, Commodore Maboob Elahi paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters on 19th February 2013. They held cordial discussions and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill. Pakistan Defence Advisor, Colonel Sheharyar Parvez Butt was […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Yesterday, Xingang Shipyard handed over the First Fast Attack Craft (Missile) the PNS Azmat to the Pakistan Navy. The commissioning of PNS Azmat concluded the construction of the fast attack craft (missile) in China with the construction of a second craft to be completed in Pakistan by the end of 2012. PNS Azmat is 63 […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Industry news

      Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW) will build a Fast Attack Craft (FAC) for Pakistan Navy in collaboration with the Chinese compa… (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, October 28, 2011;

  • 12 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Pakistan Navy has started constructing missile boat in the Karachi Shipyard, Geo News reported… (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, July 12, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The warships of the navies of China and Pakistan on escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off the Somali coast held their first… (pakistantimes) [mappress] Source: pakistantimes, May 2, 2011;

  • 30 March 2011
    Industry news

    The Pakistani warship, the PNS Alamgir, officially departed from Naval Station Mayport after several months of refurbishment and the trainin… (defencetalk) [mappress] Source: defencetalk, March 30, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Pakistan’s Defence Ministry has asked the federal Cabinet to approve the purchase of conventional Chinese submarines to counter “emerging th… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, March 10, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Seven of the Royal Navy’s iconic Sea King helicopters were officially handed over to Pakistan Navy during a May 24 ceremony attended by Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas. Mr Christopher Bob Richardson represented the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the formal handing over ceremony. Pakistan and UK signed the contract for […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) assisted in the medical evacuation of a Pakistani Navy sailor on March 6. The sailor, assigned to Zulfiquar-class frigate PNS Aslat was in need of medical attention. “After finding out the status of the patient, I coordinated with my corpsmen and the chain of command to come […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    SLNS Samudura, a Sri Lanka Navy offshore patrol vessel, departed its homeport of Colombo on February 3 and headed for Pakistani waters. Samdura is headed for the Port of Karachi in Pakistan where it is expected to arrive on February 9. Once there, Samudura will join ships and personnel from 21 countries who will all be […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities

    Pakistani Navy Chief, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, paid a visit to EU NAVFOR’s operational headquarters in London, UK, February 11. He was welcomed by the Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Wikstrӧm. During the visit both Admirals welcomed the good cooperation that exists at sea between Operation Atalanta and Pakistan warships in the mutual fight against Somali-based piracy. There was […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Wednesday 12th August ESPS Galicia hosted officers from the Pakistani Navy during the Spanish warship’s port visit to Muscat, Oman. The Operation Atalanta Force Commander, Rear Admiral Alfonso Gómez Fernández de Córdoba, invited the Commanding Officer of PNS Aslat, Commander Jamal Alam and members of his crew on board. PNS Aslat is deployed as […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A UK Navy-led team from Portsmouth are heading back to the UK after leading a multinational force of warships in the Gulf which achieved seven significant heroin and hashish seizures.   Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) is in charge of maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean and aims to deter terrorism and promote peace […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Industry news

    A steel cutting ceremony of the Pakistani Navy’s 12-ton Bollard Pull Pusher Tug was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) on January 20th.   High-ranking officials from the Pakistani Navy, government authorities and the Karachi Shipyard representatives attended the ceremony. The 16.89-meter long tugs can pull 60 tons and they are essential for […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Authorities

    Pakistani Naval Ship “Saif” (FFG-253) arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on 14th May 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. The ship’s Commanding Officer, Captain Jawad Ahmed called on Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Rohan Amarasinghe at […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Authorities

    Newly appointed Pakistani High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Major General (Retd) Qasim Qureshi accompanied by Pakistan Defence Adviser, Colonel Sheharyar Parvez Butt called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 30th April 2013. They held cordial discussions on matters of mutual interests […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Northumberland flew the flag for Britain when she was Britain’s participant in a major naval exercise involving more than two dozen nations in Karachi. Hosted by the Pakistani Navy, Exercise Aman – Urdu for ‘peace’ – demonstrates the united resolve of the nations taking part to combat criminal activities in the Indian Ocean. After […]