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Published on 11 Sep 2009 | over 7 years ago

Explanation of All Terminologies Used :

MBT --- Main Battle Tank(Primary Backbone Tank of Any Armored Force)

ATGM --- Anti Tank Guided Missiles

Avionics --- All Electronic Systems on an Aircraft

Howitzer --- Artillery Gun

MRL --- Multiple Rocket Launcher

AWE&C & AWACS --- Airborne Warning And Command System(A Powerful Radar Fitted on an Specialized Aircraft used to Scan Large Airspace for Enemy Targets, Early Warning, Target Acquisition, Field Intelligence, Interception, Electronic Jamming & Countermeasures, Command & Control etc)
WVR --- Within Visual Range(AAMs with Ranges Less than 20km)

BVR --- Beyond Visual Range(AAMs with Ranges Greater than 60km)

AAM --- Air to Air Missile

ASM --- Air to Surface Missile

ARM --- Anti Radiation Missile(These are Used to Target Enemy Radars Emitting Radio Waves)

UAV --- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(Drone - Pilot less Aircraft)

MANPAD --- MAN Portable Air Defense system(e.g. the Infamous FIM-92 Stinger)

JDAM --- Joint Direct Attack Munition(An Add on Kit That Converts Dumb Bombs Into Smart Ones)

JSOW --- Joint Stand Off Weapon(A Glide Standoff Weapon)

Frigate --- A Class of Ship (Classification is Done on the Basis of Weight & Designated Role)

MIRV --- Multiple Independantly targetable Re-entry Vehicle(a very Modern & Complex Technology Enabling
Multiple Target Engagement While Re-entry Phase of a Ballistic Missile)

It is impossible to address all the weapon systems in current/near future inventory of the Pakistan Military within 600 seconds in order to abide by the Youtube's 10 Minute Upload Limit therefore only major developments and orders have been discussed furthermore widely accepted(by multiple sources) & confirmed stats(official) have been used

Most of the weapon systems are indigenously produced by Pakistan by HIT(Heavy Industries Taxila), PAC(Pakistan Aeronautical Complex), KSY(Karachi Ship Yard), POF(Pakistan Ordinance Factory), AWC(Air Weapons Complex), KRL(Kahuta Research Laboratories) etcetera


Sources :
www.globalsecurity.org/
www.wikipedia.com/
www.youtube.com/
www.paffalcons.com/
www.defence.pk/
www.pakdef.info/
www.defenseindustrydaily.com
www.f-16.net
www.pakarmy.com
www.janesdefenceweekly.org
www.altavista.com/
& Google Image Directory

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