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Strength Of Pakistan Army
 

Main Battle Tanks
Armored Personnel Carriers
Support/Engineering Vehicles
Artillery
Missiles
Manned Aircraft
UAVs
Armament

Main Battle Tanks
TYPE NO. FIRST DELIVERED ARMAMENT STATUS/OUTLOOK
Al-Khalid 14 2002 125mm gun, 12.7/ 7.65mm MG Engines for the first batch arrived in Pakistan in Oct 2000.
T-80UD 320 1996 125mm gun, 12.7/ 7.62mm MG Pakistan army recieved the first batch of 15 in May 1997 and the last batch in Oct 1999 from Ukraine.
T-85IIAP 200+ 1994 125mm gun, 12.7/ 7.62mm MG Pakistan ordered 200 in 1994 and later more in 1996 due to delays in Al-Khalid's development. Pakistan locally manufactures components of the T-85 and assembled the tanks at HIT.
T-69IIAP 250 - 100mm gun, 12.7/ 7.62mm MG An updated version of the T-59. Production in Pakistan began in 1990.
T-59M 1,200 1978 105mm gun, 12.7/ 2 x 7.62mm MG First ordered 1975. China delivered about 50/year from 1978-82. Original 100mm gun replaced with 105mm for compatibility with ammunition of widely used L7/M68 105mm gun. The latest upgrade, Al-Zarrar, to start by mid-2002 which includes a 125mm main gun..
T-55 50 - 100mm gun, 12.7/ 7.62mm MG -

Armored Personnel Carriers
TYPE NO. ARMAMENT WEIGHT STATUS/OUTLOOK
M-113A1 850 12.7mm gun   Some also equiped w/ Anza SAM and TOW anti-armor missiles.
BTR-70 169 14.5/ 7.62mm guns   Used by Pakistan in army and UN roles.
UR-416 M 45 7.62mm gun   In service w/ Pakistan National Guard for internal security.
M-901 TOW 24 -   24 ordered in 1981.
Scorpion   2 x 7.62mm gun   In service w/ Pakistan Rangers and Army.
Mohafiz prototype 1 x 7.62mm gun   Under development with HIT. Maybe ordered in large numbers for internal security duties with the Rangers and Paramilitary.

Support/Engineering Vehicles
TYPE CREW WEIGHT STATUS/OUTLOOK
M-88-A5 - - 35 ARVs ordered in 1981. Total ~52.
M48 AVLB - - -
M474M AVLB - - -
TAM - - Based on the T-55 chasis.
Mole Plough - - Can be fitted to any tanks in 15 mins.

Artillery
Self-Propelled
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. MAX SPEED RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
203 M-110A2 40 34 mph 16,800 1rnd/min 40 ordered in 1981.
155 M-109A2 150 35 mph 18,000 1rnd/min for 60min 64 ordered in 1981 and 34 in 1982. 88 ordered in 1985 for $78 million and delivered from 1986-89. 20 more ordered in 1988.
105 M-7 50 - - - -
Towed
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. WEIGHT (lbs) RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
85 Type 56 200 - 15,650 20rnds/min -
88 25-pounder 1000 - - - British.
105 M-101 250 500 11,270 3rnds/min First used in World War II.
105 M-56 Pack 50 - -
122 Type 54 400 - -
122 Type 60 200 -  - -
130 Type 59-1 200 - 27,150 8rnds/min -
155 M-59 30 -  - - -
155 M-114 60 12,786 14,600 1rnd/min -
155 M-198 124 15,560 24,000 4rnds/min 75 ordered in 1981. 20 ordered in 1988.
203 M-115 26 - 16,800 1rnd/min -
MBRL
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
122 Type 83 45   - Locally produced by KRL as Azar.
120 AM-50/M61 225   - -
107 Type 81 -   - Each has a 12-round capacity.
Mortor
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
60 Type 63-1 - 1,550  - 2-3 crew. 11.5kg.
60 60-mm PMT - - - -
81 81-mm PMT 500 - - -
120 120-mm PMT 200 - - -
Recoilless Rifles
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
75 Type 52 - - - -
106 M-40A1 - 2,745- -
Air Defense
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
12.7 M55 45 - - US quad
14.5 ZPU-2/4 - - - China twin and quad
14.5 Anza SAM SP AAA - - - -
23 ZU-23 - 2,500 200 rnd/min China twin (Russian original)
35 GDF Oerlikon 200 - - twin, 100 w/ Skygaurd radar
40 M1 60 - - US towed
57 S-60 - 4,000 70 rnd/min Russian towed. Chinese variant is Type 59.
Anti-Tank Rockets
CALIBRE (mm) TYPE NO. RANGE (m) RATE OF FIRE STATUS/OUTLOOK
40 RPG-7 - 300-500 - Produced in Pakistan
40 Cobra 500 - - Egyptian

Missiles
Surface-to-Air
MISSILE GUIDANCE WARHEAD TYPE MIN/ MAX ALTITUDE MIN/ MAX RANGE STATUS/OUTLOOK
FM-92A Stinger IR homing 3 kg HE frag. w/ impact fuze 0/ 3800 m 200/ 4800 m Replacement for Redeye.
RBS-70 Laser beam-riding - - - - 400 ordered in 1983 including 144 launchers. Man portable & vehicle mounted. Night vision capable w/ clip-on device. Atleast 8 Giraffe radars delivered by 1988 as well.
Anza MkI IR homing 370 g HE frag. w/ impact & proximity fuze 50/ 2300 m 1200/ 4200 m Used in downing two Indian Migs in Kargil. Similar to HN-5.
Anza MkII IR homing 550 g HE frag. w/ impact & proximity fuze 30/ 4000 m 500/ 5000 m Has improved seeker and range.
Anti-Tank
MISSILE GUIDANCE CALIBRE (mm) TYPE RANGE (m) STATUS/OUTLOOK
Baktar Shikan SACLOS 120 HE 3000
Production began in April 1997. The guidance and warhead have been imporved over the years.
BGM-71A TOW - - - -
1005 ordered 1981arming Cobras and M-901 AVs.
BGM-71C I-TOW - - - -
2030 ordered in 1986 and 800 delivered by 1988. Deal worth $20 million. 135 launchers?
BGM-71D TOW-2 - - - -
2386 ordered in 1987 together with 144 launchers.
MISSLES GUIDANCE WARHEAD (kg) TYPE RANGE (km) STATUS/OUTLOOK
Ghauri 1/2 - 700/ 1000 Conventional/ Nuclear 1500/ 2000
Both test fired but not for the total range.
Shaheen 1 - 1,000 Conventional/ Nuclear 700
Test fired in early 1999 and 2002. In production.
Shaheen 2 - 1,000 Conventional/ Nuclear 2500
Displayed for the first time on March 23 parade in Pakistan.
M-11 - 750 Conventional/ Nuclear 300
40-60 transfered by China in $90 million deal by Aug 1991 but existance denied.
Hatf 1A/ 2 - 250 /500 Conventional 100/ 250
Not accurate. Production ceased.

Aircraft
Fixed Winged
AIRCRAFT NO. TYPICAL MISSION DATE INDUCTED STATUS/OUTLOOK
Harbin Y-12
4
Transport 1995 -
Commander 840 1 VIP - -
Commander 690 1 VIP - -
Mushshak 130 Liaison/AOP 1975-to date Production of the more powerful Super Mushshak started.
Cessna 421 1 VIP - -
Cessna O-1E 30 Liason/AOP - -
Rotary Winged
AH-1F Cobra 18 anti-tank 1984-85 Under Brown Amendment C-nite deliveries have given them TOW II launch capability.
SA.330L Puma 25 trans/VIP 1976  3 SA 330J for VIP transport.
SA.316B Aloutte III 24 comms/SAR 1967? 4 ordered from Romania in 1982 and delivered in 1983.  6 more ordered in 1987 and delivered in 1988.
SA.315B Lama 15 comms/SAR - 12 from France in 1992 & 6 from Romania in 1996. Used primarily at Siachen.
Mil Mi-17I 14/18* trans/VIP 1995 12 new-built ordered in 1996 from Russia. Britain donated 2 in Sept 1995 for anti-narcotics missions. Two configured for VIP transport. Another 12 new built and 6 refurbished ordered from Russia in 2002 for $50 million with deliveries starting in May.
Bell 206B JetRanger I/II 20-28 trans/trng - In service with Army Aviation and Frontier Corps.
AB 205A-1/ UH-1H Huey 5/5-15 trans - -
Bell 47G 12 trng/liaison - -
UAVs
DEVELOPER / NAME RANGE / ENDURANCE PAYLOAD STATUS/OUTLOOK
AWC Bravo 80km / 4 hrs 15/20kg Carries out border patrols and law enforcement duties.
AWC Vision-1 80-100km 25kg Based on Bravo, with better performance for various other roles.
AWC Shaspar 250km 50kg Under development.
NDC Vector Mk 7 8 hrs 25kg Production to start at end of 2001.
AWC Mark 2 50km / 3 hrs 34kg Pakistan's 1st generation UAV.

Small Arms
DESIGNATION CALIBRE (mm) WIEGHT (kg) RANGE (m) AMMO REMARKS
Rifles
G3 7.62 4.4 400 20 -
AK-47 7.62 4.3 - 30 -
Sub-Machine Guns
MP-5A2 9 2.55 - 15/30 -
Light Machine Guns
MG3 7.62 11.05 800-2,200 belt -
Heavy Machine Guns
DShK-38 12.7 35.7 1,500 belt -
DESIGNATION CALIBRE (mm) WIEGHT (kg) RANGE (m) REMARKS
Radars
AN/TPQ-37 - - -
4 ordered in 1985 and delivered from 1987-88.
AN/TPQ-36 - - -
5 ordered in 1988