Pakistan Army Weapons

Pakistan Army Weapons [Equipment of the Pakistan Army]

This post is about Pakistan Army weapons, such as Pakistan Army tanks, Pakistan Army guns, and Pakistan Army equipment. Get information on Pakistan Army Helicopters as well. The Pakistan Army’s weapons and equipment are separated into many categories.

The Pakistan Army obtains conventional guns and ammunition from Pakistan Ordnance Factories in Wah Cantt. It was completed in 1951 and employed around 27000 people. POF is the world’s largest defence-industrial complex, producing weaponry and ammunition by international standards. The Ministry of Defense is in charge of it.

List of Pakistan Army Weapons

The following is a list of military weapons:

  1. Air defence systems
  2. Anti-tank
  3. Unnamed aerial vehicles
  4. Helicopters
  5. Artillery inventory
  6. Utility & Support Vehicles
  7. Amour
  8. Small arms

1. Air defence System

Pakistan’s Air defence system includes:

  • ZPU
  • Type 55 / Type 65
  • Bofors 40 mm
  • Oerlikon 35 mm twin cannon
  • PG99 (CS/SA1)
  • FIM-92 Stinger
  • RBS 70
  • Mistral
  • Anza Mk-I
  • Anza Mk-II
  • Anza Mk-III
  • HN-5A
  • FM-90
  • Spada-2000
  • Aspide-2000
  • Crotale

2. Anti-Tank

Following are the anti-tanks we have in Pakistan:

  • MILAN, Cobra,
  • AT-11 Sniper
  • M40 recoilless rifle
  • TOW-2RF
  • TOW-2A
  • BGM-71C
  • BGM-71 TOW
  • Baktar-Shikan

3. Unnamed Aerial Vehicles

  • GIDS Uqab UAV
  • Burraq UCAV
  • GIDS Shah par UAV

4. Helicopters

  • Aerospatiale Puma
  • Euro copter AS550 C3 Fennec
  • Bell AH-1F/S Cobra
  • Aerospatiale Alouette III
  • Euro copter AS550 U2 Fennec
  • Bell UH-1 Huey
  • Bell 412, Bell 407
  • Bell 206 Jet Ranger
  • Mil Mi-17

5. Artillery Inventory

  • Type 54
  • M198
  • MKEK Panter
  • M115
  • M114
  • KRL 122
  • A-100E
  • Azar (Type 83)
  • NORINCO SH1
  • M109A5
  • M109A2
  • M110 howitzer
  • Ordnance QF 25 pounder
  • M101
  • OTO Melara Mod 56
  • D-30, M56
  • Type 60
  • M7 Priest, and M59

6. Utility and Support Vehicles

  • M-34 / M-35
  • Yasoob Truck
  • Isoli M60 Recovery Crane
  • Unimog U 5000
  • Unimog U 4000
  • Land Rover Defender
  • and Toyota Hilux

7. Small Arms

The Pakistan Army receives guns and equipment from Pakistan Ordinance

  • Glock 26, Factories Glock 17
  • Tokarev: Produced locally by POF Pakistan Ordnance Factory.
  • Beretta 92F: This gun is used by SSG
  • SIG Sauer P225: SSG also uses this gun
  • HK P7
  • Steyr M9A1: This gun was acquired by SSW.

Armour

The Pakistan Army tanks are listed in this section. Let me give you a quick summary of the Al-Khalid tank. Its name is derived from the legendary warrior Khalid Bin Waleed.

  • Al-Khalid II: A more powerful version of Al-Khalid, with a 1500 horsepower engine.
  • Al-Khalid I: In production
  • Al-Khalid
  • T-80UD: 320 tanks were shipped out of Ukraine between 1997 and 2002. Now, Pakistan and Russia will work together to improve this tank to the highest level possible.
  • Al-Zarrar: Type 59 amour has been enhanced to this level.
  • Type 69-II, Type 85-IIAP
  • Type 63: Tank with amphibious capabilities that aren’t too heavy.
  • Type 59: Upgraded to Al-Zarrar Tank.
  • T-54/55, M48A5

Armoured Personnel Carriers, Infantry Fighting Vehicles | Armoured Cars

  • APC Talha: There are roughly 400 of them, and the goal is to use about 2,000 of them.
  • Al-Fahd IFV, Ferret AFV , Otokar Akrep, WZ551, Type 63, Al-Hamza IFV, Sakb, M113
  • PT-76: This armour was delivered by Indonesia.
  • BTR-70 / BTR-80 , Mohafiz, UR-416, M901 ITV, Otokar Cobra, BRDM-2, Al-Qaswa
  • OT-64 SKOT: Slovakia provided the source material for this report.

Mine Protected & Clearing Vehicles

  • Navistar: These armours were issued through the FMS program.
  • Cougar: Delivered in 2010.

Armoured Recovery Vehicles

  • Type 653 ARV: This tank is based on Type 69.
  • M88A1 ARV: In-service.
  • Al-Heeded: Based on APC Talha

Armoured Bridging Vehicles

There are two types of Armoured vehicle launched bridges in service:

  • M60A1 AVLB
  • M48

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