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Pakistan Navy (2024)


Current Active Inventory: 31 Fleet Units


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The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Pakistan Navy (2024). The service currently counts 31 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.

Updated: 11/10/2022 | © www.WDMMW.org




Total Hulls: 31

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TvR
36.6
TrueValue Rating takes incorporates strengths/weaknesses matched against the highest-rated service ( USN (323.9).
Global Rank
29 /39
Global Rank as compared to national powers of WDMMW. 39 total naval services from 39 nations are tracked. View Current Ranks.
Force Concentration

Carriers: 0 units
Submarines: 8 units
Fleet Core: 23 units
Amphib Asslt: 0 units
Force Balance

FAIR

Fleet focuses on a portion of basic requirements though generally lacking in key areas.

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Hull Prefix
"PNS"
Established
1947
(77 yrs ago)
as the "Pakistan Navy"
Median Hull Age
19.3
Years
Hull Age Visualization

Unit Age Color Key




0 to 15yrs

16 to 25yrs

26 to 30yrs

>30yrs




Submarines (8)


Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
25yrs
Khalid
S137
Agosta 90-class
21yrs
Saad
S138
Agosta 90-class
16yrs
Hamza
S139
Agosta 90-class
45yrs
Hashmat
S135
Agosta 70-class
44yrs
Hurmat
S136
Agosta 70-class
28yrs
X-Craft Midget
3 Boats
Cosmos-class

Total Units: 8 (26%)




Destroyers (2)


Multi-mission hulls developed for Blue Water environment; operating independently or as part of the main surface fleet.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
31yrs
Tariq
F-181
Tariq-class
30yrs
Khaibar
F-183
Tariq-class

Total Units: 2 (6%)


NOTES: Tariq-class ships are nothing more than ex-British Royal Navy Type 21 vessels.




Frigates (7)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
15yrs
Zulfiquar
F251
Zulfiquar-class
15yrs
Shamsheer
F252
Zulfiquar-class
14yrs
Saif
F253
Zulfiquar-class
11yrs
Aslat
F254
Zulfiquar-class
31yrs
Alamgir
F260
Oliver Hazard Perry-class
2yrs
Tughril
F261
Tughril-class
2yrs
Taimur
F262
Tughril-class

Total Units: 7 (23%)


NOTES: Jinnah-class frigates set to be constructed jointly by China and Pakistan; unknown design and total number of ships-in-class planned.




Corvettes (3)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
4yrs
Yarmook
F271
Yarmook-class
4yrs
Tabuk
F272
Yarmook-class
2yrs
Babur
F280
Babur-class

Total Units: 3 (10%)


NOTES: Babur-class based in Turkish MILGEM naval project results.




Offshore Patrol Vessels (11)


Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
12yrs
Azmat
1013
Azmat-class
11yrs
Deshat
1014
Azmat-class
11yrs
Himmat
1027
Azmat-class
27yrs
Jalalat
---
Jalalat-class
27yrs
Shujaat
---
Jalalat-class
18yrs
Jurrat
---
Jurrat-class
18yrs
Quwwat
---
Jurrat-class
9yrs
Zarrar
---
MRTP-33/35
9yrs
Karrar
---
MRTP-33/35
24yrs
Larkana
---
Larkana-class
58yrs
Rajshahi
---
Rajshahi-class

Total Units: 11 (35%)




On Order (15)


Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

Hangor
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Boat
Fleet Sub
Unnamed Ship
Frigate
Unnamed Ship
Frigate
Unnamed Ship
Corvette
Unnamed Ship
Corvette
Unnamed Ship
Corvette
Unnamed Ship
OPV
Unnamed Ship
OPV

Total Units: 15


On Order Commitment: 15 Units


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