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75th Anniversary of UN’s ECOSOC

NEW YORK: The 75th Anniversary of the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is being celebrated on January 23. In his message on the...
Pakistan Navy and Navel Ranks | Pakistan Navy is the naval warfare and defence branch of the three-tiered Pakistan Military. Here is what you need to know about Pakistan Naval Defense and Naval Ranks The objective of the Naval Force The primary objective of Naval Force is to ensure the defence of the sealines of communications of Pakistan and safeguarding Pakistan's maritime interests by executing national policies through the exercise of military effect, diplomatic and humanitarian activities in support of these objectives. Moreover, the Navy has mobilized its war assets to conduct humanitarian rescue operations at home as well as participating in multinational task forces mandated by the United Nations to prevent seaborne terrorism and privacy off the coasts. Naval Hierarchy of Pakistan The president of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi serves as the Navy’s Commander-in-Chief while the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi oversees the operations and training of the force. Vice Chief of Naval Staff is Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani. Command & Control Structure Leadership in the Navy is provided by the Minister of Defense, leading and controlling the direction of the department of navy from the Naval Secretariat-II at the Ministry of Defense, with the Defense Secretary who is responsible for the bureaucratic affairs of the army's department. The war functions of the Navy is controlled from the single combat headquarters, the Navy NHQ, located in Islamabad at vicinity of the Joint Staff Headquarters and the Army GHQ in Rawalpindi Cantonment in Punjab in Pakistan. The Chief of Naval Staff controls and commands the Navy at all levels of operational command, and is assisted by number of Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) who are commissioned at the three-star rank and two-star rank admirals. The Navy is also the custodian of Pakistan’s second strike capability. In addition, the Navy is supported by two paramilitary supporting arms i.e. the Coastguards and the Maritime Security Agency. The Navy has risen to supreme significance following the construction of the Gwadar Port and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Navy is headed by a four-star admiral who commands the force from the Naval Headquarters (NHQ). He is assisted by: Naval Secretary Quarter-Master General Hydrographer of the Navy Engineer-in-chief Sea Training Flag Officer Training and Joint Warfare Director-General Naval Technologies Complex Directorate-General Naval Logistics Chief Deputy Chiefs of Naval Staff Following is the list of Deputy Chiefs of Naval Staff: Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Naval Operations Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Training and Evaluation Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Personnel Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Materials Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Naval Supplies Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Projects Deputy Chief of Naval Staff of Administration Assistant Chiefs of Naval Staff Here is the list of Assistant Chiefs of Naval Staff: Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Naval Operations Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Training and Evaluation Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Training and Personnel Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Materials Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Naval Supplies Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Projects Assistant Chief of Naval Staff of Naval Strategic Forces Command Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Of Administration Combat Commands of Navy Commander of Pakistan Naval Fleet Commander Naval Air Arm Commander Submarine Squadron Commander Karachi Commander COAST Commander Central Punjab Commander Logistics Flag Officer Sea Training Commander North Commander WEST Naval Ranks Midshipman Sub-lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant Commander Commander Captain Commodore Rear Admiral Vice Admiral Admiral Special Operation Forces The Pakistan Navy has a dedicated military division towards conducting the unconventional warfare, combat diving, naval interdiction, and the asymmetric warfare operations, established under the watchful guidance of the United States Navy's SEALs in 1966. This elite and competitive division in the Navy is known as the Special Service Group (Navy) (SSG(N)), known as the SSGN or SEALs as an unofficial call sign, whose classified nature of operations are conducted under the authority of the Naval Strategic Forces Command and is directly under the command of the Commander of the Coastal Areas. The Navy Special Service Group is influenced from the competitive training of the Army Special Service Group, and is headquartered at the PNS Iqbal in Karachi where the physical conditioning and weapon tactics training took place. The Navy Special Service Group's specialization further included training and mastery in the visit, board, search, and seizure methods, naval interdiction, and security operations to prevent seaborne-based terrorism. Equipment Pakistan Navy is fully equipped to deal with all sorts of threatening or warlike situations. Here is the list of some of the equipment: Ships: frigates, destroyers, and cruisers Submarines Auxiliaries, mine countermeasures, and amphibious warfare Aircraft Weapon system and air defence

Pakistan Navy holds 7th Multinational Maritime Exercise “Aman-21”

KARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan Navy is holding the 7th Multinational Maritime Exercise "AMAN-21" in Karachi next month, according to the Spokesperson for Pakistan Navy. In the...

43 more die of Coronavirus in Pakistan; tally reaches 11,247

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Coronavirus took 43 more lives across Pakistan in the last 24 hours, taking the toll of COVID deaths to 11,247, as...
CPEC on Indian Target Board

Another Indian disinformation campaign against CPEC busted

By Hina Haroon The Kite Flying in Indian Journalism is the rule of the day nowadays and India has become the top country popular for...

MD PSIC visits Bata Factory, discusses footwear industry issues with PFMA Chairman

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Managing Director Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) Jameel Ahmad Jameel along with the Cluster Development Initiative (CDI) team visited the Bata...
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