Pakistan Navy Ships: Zulfiquar-Class (F-22P) Frigate

In May 2006, Pakistan signed a contract with China for four F-22P frigates for the Pakistan Navy (PN).[1] The contract – which included the ships with transfer-of-technology (ToT), six Harbin Z-9EC helicopters, and a munitions package – was reportedly valued at $750 million US.[2] Today, the Zulfiquar-class (F-22P) frigate serves as one of the PN’s […]

June 6, 2020

Pakistan Navy Ships: Yarmook-Class Corvette

The Yarmook-class corvette is a 2,300-ton design the Pakistan Navy acquired for anti-surface and anti-air operations as well as maritime security operations, day/night helicopter operations, combat search and rescue, and surveillance and intelligence missions.

May 28, 2020

Pakistan Navy Ships: Type 054A/P Frigate

The Pakistan Navy (PN) currently has four Type 054A/P frigates from China Shipbuilding Trading Co. Ltd (CSTC). It ordered the ships in two equal batches in 2017 and 2018. The PN is scheduled to receive all of its Type 054A/P frigates by 2021. Construction is ongoing for at least two of the four ships.

May 15, 2020

Pakistan Navy Ships: Jinnah-Class (MILGEM) Corvette/Frigate

On 05 July 2018, the Pakistan Ministry of Defence Production (MoDP) signed a deal with Turkey’s Military Factory and Shipyard Corporation (ASFAT A.Ş.) for the purchase of four customized MILGEM Ada corvettes for the Pakistan Navy (PN).[1] The PN is slated to receive all four ships by 2024, with the first due in 2023.[2] With […]

May 8, 2020