PNS Iqbal

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PNS Iqbal
Karachi, Sindh
Type Military base
Site information
Controlled by Naval Jack of Pakistan.svg Pakistan Navy
Site history
In use 1966 – present
Garrison information
Garrison Naval Strategic Forces Command

PNS Iqbal (Urdu: پایگاه بحریہ اقبال‎) is a naval base that serve as headquarters of the Special Services Group Navy (SSG[N]) that is located on the Karachi coast, Sindh, Pakistan.[1]

The base was commissioned in 1968 and it serves a joint training institution for the Pakistan Marines and the SSG[N] where the initial and special forces training takes place.[2] The X-class submarines are also stationed in the PNS Iqbal since 1970s.:286[3] The PNS

References

  1. ^ Navy ISPR. "Pakistan Navy Official Website". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Navy ISPR. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "PNS Iqbal". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Pakistan Navy Official Website. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Hiranandani, G. M. Transition to Triumph: History of the Indian Navy, 1965-1975. Lancer Publishers. ISBN 9781897829721. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 

External sources

  • Navy ISPR (12 December 2010). "Special Service Group - Navy". Navy ISPR. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 

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