The Рак Marines have been entrusted with variety of tasks, which include security of VAs/VPs, reconnaissance/surveillance, aid to civil power, disaster relief and water borne operations etc. The diversified and wide spectrum of these tasks affords sufficient experience to the Marines to participate and perform their assigned tasks in any UN Peacekeeping Mission. To maintain and develop the operational readiness for accomplishment of these tasks, regular training and work up to personnel also forms one of the major undertakings of Рак Marines.
History of Pak marines
The first ever Marines Battalion of Pakistan Navy was established in September 1971 to undertake reverie operations in the eastern wing of Pakistan. The force continued to exist in its rudimentary form till 1988 to meet fundamental security requirements of Pakistan Navy units. The gradual expansion of Pakistan Navy necessitated proportional increase in the manpower to fulfill the requirements of the Service. The existing Рак Marines setup comprising of Marines Battalion and Amphibious Wing was, therefore, reactivated in 1990 and later on another Battalion named as Creeks Battalion was raised in 1998 to defend the Creeks area located in Southeastern sector of Pakistan. Upon reactivation. PNS QASIM was commissioned as Headquarters Рак Marines to train, deploy and logistically support these elements.
The present organization of Рак Marines setup is as under:
Components of Рak marines
Like any other organization Marines affairs are also managed by various components which are briefly mentioned in ensuring paragraphs.
The Рак Marines are in their infancy, but confident and professionally competent to discharge their duties when called upon. The recent interaction of this force with US Marines has opened a view vista of knowledge and experience for them. Continuation of the same would not only add to the professional acumen but also the existing friendly ties between the two countries.