Top 10 Strongest and Powerful Weapons of Pakistan Armed Forces


Powerful Weapons of Pakistan Armed Forces The Strongest weapon Pakistan armed forced possessed is PAC/CAC JF-17 Thunder fighter-bomber. Pakistan army is the best army in the world and Pakistan trained their soldiers with modern weapons. It is considered the most well disciplined, organized, well equipped and brave in the world. Recently it is fighting against the terrorists. It defends their country from every internal and external threat. We discuss today the Strongest and Powerful Weapons of Pakistan Armed Forces.

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Army of any country should be strong enough and today it is the need of any state to equipped their army with modern warfighters and bombs. Pakistan armed forces include Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Air Force, and Pakistan Army and all of these forces are trained in their field and have modern weapons for their defend. Pakistan has many advanced and dangerous weapons due to which India and other enemies of the world do not dare to attack Pakistan like other Muslim countries. Pakistan military has best armed forces in the world.

Pakistan army is also 7th nuclear power on the planet along with the penalty and lethal system. Here is a list of top 10 powerful weapons of Pakistan military, and these are the backbone of Pakistan. Pakistan and India relations have been mixed day by day due to Uri attack and Kashmir issue and India went to war with Pakistan. But before starting the war with Pakistan, India should keep an eye on Pakistan dangerous fighting weapons. Have a look on this list.

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10. Type 039B Yuan / Qing Class Sub


It is the upgraded version of Type 039AG. Model 039 B Yuan is the third type of this missile. In early 2010 Type 039B was developed by Shanghai Changxing shipyard and unveiled in Berth.

9. Al Khalid II Tank


Pakistan upgraded this armor and its enhanced version incorporating turret, massive, an armor package and sensors, powerpack developing up to 1500hp and improved ammunition. It can defeat all known 120mm and 125mm rounds. Al Khalid II Tank has an active threat protection system and a new Integrated Battle Management system (IBMS).

8. Burraq UCAV


A medium-altitude long endurance (MALE) drone hit both moving and still targets with Barq. This new unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) carried a missile under its wings. It is built on Chinese CH-3 specifications and can carry 100-TKilogram payload. Barq can be its payload which is similar to Chines AR-1. Burraq UCAV also gives small diameter bombs like PGM and Chinese FT. Pakistan included in nine such countries which have this weapon according to New America Foundation. The countries which have this useful weapon are Iran, China, United States, Israel, Britain, Nigeria, France and South Africa.

7. Saab – 2000 AWACS


Pakistan Air Force has one airborne early warning and control aircraft (AEW&C) Saab 2000 AWACS. This radar system is designed to detect and track the missile, aircraft, vehicles, and ships. It can reach up to 30,000ft ceiling in 15 minutes and an endurance of 9.5 hours.

6. Khalid-Class Submarine


Another useful war weapon of Pakistan Navy is PNS Khalid. It is given this name in the name of Khalid ibn al-Walid. Khalid -class submarine was made by DCNS in France when they signed a contract on 21 September 1994 of three Agosta 90B.

5. Ballistic Missiles


Pakistan developed many missiles which defend the Pakistan army, air force, and navy. It includes different types of missile

Air-to-surface missiles

  • Baraq
  • H-2 SOW
  • Ra’ad
  • H-4 SOW
  • Baktar -Shikan

Surface-to-air missiles

  • Anza
  • Mk.1
  • Mk.2
  • Mk.3

Surface to Surface Missiles

Anti-Tank guided missiles (ATGM)

  • Baktar-Shikan

Battlefield range ballistic missiles (BRBM)

  • Hatf-I
  • Nasr

Medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM)

  • Babur( Hatf VII)
  • Shaheen II
  • Shaheen III
  • Ghauri-II
  • Cruise missiles

Short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM)

  • Shaheen-I
  • Abdali-I
  • Ghauri-I
  • Ghaznavi

4. F-22p/Zulfiqar – Class Frigates


Pakistan Navy make a general purpose frigate by a corporation with China. It is called F-22p or Zulfiqar class frigate. It may be an adaptation of type 053H3 frigates of China, but Type 054 frigates also included. The range of F-22 is 7400km. F-22p is handed over to Pakistan Navy on 30 July 2009. Other Zulfiqar-class frigates are

  • PNS Shamsheer-23 January 2010
  • PNS Saif-15 September 2011
  • PNS Asltwas-17 April 2013

And these four are in service recently.

3. HQ-9


Pakistan buys the HQ-9 from China which is long range surface to air missile to fall the high-performance aircraft, cruise missiles, and tactical ballistic missiles. According to Kanwa Defense Review April 2015, Pakistan was the first country who import the HQ-9 for long range active radar homing surface to air missile and HQ-16 truck based surface to air missile. Pakistan armed its air force with this aircraft and it is early warning aircraft, and most of its fighters are Chinese.

2. SAM Spada 2000


Pakistan introduces the new air defense system SAM Spada 2000. It is highly automated system and survives in all day and night weather conditions. Spada 2000 requires very few person to operate, and it is very quick in response. The system can also work independently and integrated with national air defense centers. It can hit the four target simultaneously with Aspide 2000 missiles.

1. PAC/CAC JF-17 Thunder Fighter Bomber


JF-17 Thunder is the most important weapon of Pakistan. It called PAC JF-17 or CAC FC-1 Xiaolong (Fierce Dragon) because It developed by Chengdu Aircraft Corporation China (CAC) and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC). PAC/CAC JF-17 is a multi-role, light weight, and single engine combat aircraft. This fighter used for ground attacks, aerial reconnaissance and airplanes interception. JF-17 is considered the backbone of Pakistan air force. The aircraft is powered by RD-93 afterburning turbofan and it has the speed of Mach 1.6. It deploys air to air and air to surface missiles. PAF inducted first JF-17 in February 2010, and now 90 are in service and Pakistan has total 250 PAC/CAC JF-17 Thunder.

Top 10 Strongest and Powerful Weapons of Pakistan Armed Forces

Sr. No Powerful Weapons of Pakistan
1 PAC/CAC JF-17 thunder
2 SAM Spada 2000 missile
3 HQ-9
4 F-22p/Zulfiquar-class Frigates
5 Ballistic Missiles
6 Khalid-Class/ Submarine
7 Saab-2000 AWACS/radar system
8 Burraq UCAV
9 Al Khalid II Tank
10 Type 039B Yuan / Qing Class sub



We conclude from this article that No one should consider the Pakistan a week nation. Pakistan army has enough weapons to defend their country from any threat. Especially Pakistan JF-17 Thunder fighter is enough to destroy the enemies. Due to these fighters jet, bombs and missiles Pakistan army is considered the strongest and best army in the world.