The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Pakistan Navy (2022). 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.
Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.
Multi-mission hulls developed for Blue Water environment; operating independently or as part of the main surface fleet.
NOTES: Tariq-class ships are nothing more than ex-British Royal Navy Type 21 vessels.
Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.
Oliver Hazard Perry-class
NOTES: Jinnah-class frigates set to be constructed jointly by China and Pakistan; unknown design and total number of ships-in-class planned.
Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.
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.
On Order (15)
Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).
On Order Commitment: 15 Units