Pakistan Navy App aims to spread awareness of this maritime armed force among the masses. The app is designed with nautical / marine theme and each article is tailored to keep the reader engaged. This Naval App can act as a ready reference, handbook, tutorial and information guide for all who want to improve their knowledge of Pakistan Navy either for the sake of information or to prepare for enlisting / recruitment in this armed force. This information rich guide informs the reader of the various peace time operations which Navy is carrying out e.g. Anti-piracy, Anti-smuggling, Anti-human trafficking, etc.
Pakistan Navy’s Admirals have been entrusted with the defence of Pakistan’s sea frontiers from any seaward aggression. This includes defence of coast, Sea Lines of Communications (SLOC) and marine resources. It covers Pakistan Navy’s proud maritime history, and educates about Pak Navy’s maritime organization and structure. Special details of all Pak Naval combat fleet assets i.e. ships (guided missile destroyers, frigates, Fast Attack craft), submarines / midgets, airforce and commandos (frogman) / marines have been included.
Readers are also educated on Pakistan Navy Ranks from Admiral to sailor along with stunningly beautiful military uniforms. Pak Navy as an armed force is also contributing to various international peace keeping missions involving Anti-piracy ops, Anti-smuggling ops and various disaster relief missions.
Among the defence forces, Pakistan Navy enjoys a unique status as the only four dimensional defence force. This means the defence of the motherland by this armed force falls into 4 facets; surface arm (ships), Sub-surface arm (Submarine / Midget), Air arm (Aircraft) and Special forces (SSG Commandos / frogman & Pak Marines).
Pakistan has a significant nautical & maritime area and Navy’s armada guards this sea frontier vigilantly. Pak navy utilizes its surface arm which includes destroyers, frigates, various Missile craft. Its main offensive arm is the Naval Submarine arm which prowls the deep silently striking the enemy in total surprise. Pak Navy submarine PNS Hangor commanded by Lieutenant Commander Ahmed Tasnim (Later an Admiral) has the unique distinction of sinking a warship during Indo-Pak 1971 war. To cover the vast sea front Pakistan Naval air arm plays an important role in marine reconnaissance patrol and search and rescue operations. Finally the last dimension of Pakistan Navy are the Special Forces frogmen / SEALs and Marines which conduct amphibious operations and deep strike missions. These special operators are trained in the harshest of environments to become an efficient combat asset for Pak Navy. To carry out routine seafaring patrols, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Coastguard also play an important role. This agency in collaboration with Pak Navy has been guarding the sea frontiers and EEZ since late 80’s.
This Naval App also gives a brief overview about the training imparted to this armed force’s Officers and Sailors in order to guide youths to enlist / enroll in this prestigious arm. The officers training is conducted in Pakistan Naval Academy (PNA) whereas sailors are trained in Sailors training school. Special focus is now being given on Anti-piracy and counter terrorist ops for better preparation of the men. Eligibility criteria, overview of all branches and benefits of joining the service are mentioned. The training of Pakistan Navy is one of a kind and all personnel whether Admiral or sailor parades exemplary loyalty towards their country.
Lastly this App guides the user to Pakistan Navy official recruitment website which lists the latest Ads and opening for joining this maritime armed force as either a sailor or an officer. The recruitment details are provided to make it easy for any interested person to join the navy. Navy has setup various recruitment centers throughout the country and details of each has also been included in the recruitment section.