Jalalat II Class Missile Boats PFM
Pakistan navy Policy of self reliance and indigenization in field of ship building has matured to a satisfactory standard. Construction of small craft like coastal tankers, missile boats, mine hunters and submarines has significant importance in this regard. The experience of small ships construction at PN Dockyard has culminated into series production of "state of the art" 200 tonnes Missile Craft. Ship is equipped with latest weapons, sensors and combat systems. The boat is fitted with C 802 Missile System and 37 mm Radar Controlled Twin Gun mounting alongwith its associated combat systems. This configuration provides the ship with the ability to deliver real punch against enemy targets on one hand and adequate self-defence on the other.
PNS JALALAT is the first indigenously manufactured Missile craft commissioned on 14 August 1997. Ship is adequately equipped with latest version of weapons, sensors and combat systems. PNS SHUJAAT is the second indigenously manufactured Missile craft. The ship was commissioned on 29 Sept 1999. The two Jalalat II Class Missile Boats PFM in service in the Pakistan Navy were indigenously constructed at Karachi Shipyard. The keel of the first missile boat was laid in June 1995 and its basic hull structure was completed and it was launched on 16 November 1996 at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works Ltd, Karachi.
First ever indigenously built missile boat was PNS JALALAT which was commissioned in 1997 and the second boat was commissioned in 2000. According to some reports, a third unit of this class may have been under construction as of late 2001. Keeping the steady pace of ship building in past few years, two new Fast Attack Craft (Missile) with enhanced capabilities were launched in 2002 and subsequently being commissioned in Pakistan Navy as PNS JURRAT and QUWWAT.
PNS JURRAT and PNS QUWWAT were originally the type 24 and type 21 HEGU and HUANGFEN class Chinese Missile boats, which were acquired from China and commissioned in Pakistan Navy in 1981 and 1984 respectively. These were subsequently decommissioned in 2002-3. The new JURRAT/QUWWAT Missile Crafts are fitted with state-of-the-art weapons and sensors. Propulsion and power generation is all electronically controlled providing a max speed of 30 knots at full displacement. These combatants can be utilized in variety of roles like Maritime Interdiction Operations, offensive operations against enemy surface vessels, missile attacks on VA/VPs, air defence, ESM support, picket/goal keeper duties and SAR.
|Propulsion Power||2 MTU Diesel (5,984 hp)
|Displacement||200 tons full load|
|Complement||3 Officers, 42 sailors|
|Armament||C 802 SSM (twin)
|EW Systems||RW-28 CB (Radar Warning Receiver)
945-G (Chaff/IR Launcher)
|Jalalat||P 1022||Karachi Shipyard||June 1995||16 Nov 1996||1997|
|Shujaat||P 1023||Karachi Shipyard||1999|
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