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Pakistan armed forces

  1. 1. PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES
  2. 2. The Pakistani Armed Forces are the military forces of Pakistan
  3. 3. <ul><li>7 th Largest in the world in terms of active troops. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Three branches of Pakistan Armed Forces: <ul><li>PAKISTAN ARMY </li></ul><ul><li>PAKISTAN AIRFORCE </li></ul><ul><li>PAKISTAN NAVY </li></ul>
  5. 5. The armed forces were formed in 1947 when Pakistan became independent from the British Empire.
  6. 6. The armed forces have played a decisive role in the history of Pakistan. A sense of national unity and identity was forged out of the wars of 1947 and 1965 against India.
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Marines were commissioned in 1971, however due to a poor performance in the 1971 war they were disbanded. In 1990, they were commissioned again and serve as part of the Navy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2010 <ul><li>Active duty personnel approximately 617,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Reserve 513,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Paramilitary 304,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Total of almost 1,451,000 personnel. </li></ul><ul><li>The armed forces have a large pool of volunteers and as such, draft is not, and has never been needed. </li></ul>

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