Tag: Navy

New commanders for coastal command and PN fleet appointed

KARACHI: Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas and Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi have assumed the command of PN Coastal Command and Pakistan Navy Fleet,...

India to purchase 100 armed helicopters for navy

NEW DELHI: India will purchase more than 100 armed helicopters for its navy to replace its outdated French-designed fleet in a military deal worth $3.2...

Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi takes charge of Pak Navy

ISLAMABAD: Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Saturday took over the command of Pakistan Navy as the Chief of Naval Staff, following the retirement of...

Zaka inaugurates cardiac unit at navy’s hospital

KARACHI: Inauguration ceremony of newly established Interventional Cardiac Unit at Pakistan Navy Hospital SHIFA was held in Karachi. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad...

Pakistan Navy Day being observed across country

Pakistan Navy Day is being observed across the country today to commemorate the daring role of Pakistan Navy in the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war. To mark...

Reception hosted for PN ships in Sri Lanka

A diplomatic reception on Tuesday was arranged last evening onboard visiting Pakistan Navy ship NASR and SAIF which are in Sri Lanka on a...

Pakistan Navy holds annual efficiency competition award ceremony

  Pakistan Navy Fleet Annual Efficiency Competition Parade and Award Ceremony was held at PN Dockyard on Wednesday. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah...

PNS Alamgir visits Russian port on overseas deployment

Pakistan Navy Ship Alamgir, on an overseas deployment to Russia, has arrived Russian Black Sea Port of Novorossiysk on a good-will visit.  The ship was...

Naval chief discusses national security with PM

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at PM house in Islamabad. Matters relating to national security...

Indian navy chief rebuts Pakistan’s claim of submarines from entering its...

Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday rejected Pakistan's assertion that it saw an Indian submarine in its waters was near Karachi last...

Navy launches mangroves plantation, protection drive

  On the occasion of International Day of Forests, Pakistan Navy in line with the prime minister's vision of "Green Pakistan" launched on Monday launched...

Navy test fires anti-ship guided missiles with pinpoint accuracy

In an impressive display of naval fire power, the front line combat units of Pakistan Navy Fleet successfully test fired anti-ship guided missiles in...

Sri Lanka investigates navy over gang-rape of girl

Sri Lankan police were Tuesday investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island’s former war zone, a spokesperson...

Pakistan’s maritime defence impregnable: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that Pakistan's maritime defence is impregnable and Pakistan Navy has become a professional force today. Addressing the 100thMidshipmen...

Naval cadets assume guard duties at Jinnah’s mausoleum

Smartly turned out cadets of Pakistan Naval Academy assumed ceremonial guard duties at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah...

India launches first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

Indian Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday launched Indian's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. With the launch, India has joined the countries, including the...

Safety first, says naval chief

The naval operations must be bold, innovative, pragmatic and yet safe and efficient, said Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila on...