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Pakistan Navy: An insider look at SSG(N)’s secret submarine

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    Pakistan Navy has one of the best defense systems worldwide. Not many are aware of their complete set of paraphernalia used for defense and surveillance. One of such secret service vehicles sits on the quayside at PNS Iqbal, a special naval base in Karachi, Pakistan. This is a submarine that one will not find in any reference books.

    According to Forbes, the submarine is a small special forces type, measuring around 55 feet long by 7 to 8 feet across. That is a fraction of the size of a regular submarine. Its location and size both point to use by the Pakistani Navy’s Special Service Group, known as SSG (N). They are equivalent to the U.S. Navy SEALs and use the ‘SEAL’ terminology. The SEALS have a long tradition of training with the American unit.

    Pakistani Navy jargon refers to this category of submarines as, X-Craft. They picked up the term from the Italian manufacturer, Cos.Mo.S (commonly written Cosmos); Cos.Mo.S sold Pakistan two sets of midget submarines in the past. The Italian firm itself borrowed the term from the Royal Navy midget submarines of World War II. The American equivalent to the X-Craft is the Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) now entering service with the U.S. Navy SEALs.

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    Many expect this to replace the Pakistani Navy’s existing X-Craft. Currently, Pakistan operates three MG-110 X-Crafts, which the local manufacturers built between 1993 and 1996. However, substantial worn out has now highlighted the vessels for replacement.

    Unfortunately, the Italian firm which originally designed them – Cos.Mo.S – closed down some 20 years back. Today its designs are continued by respected Italian manufacturer Drass. Drass offers a series of modern X-Craft that may be ideal for Pakistan.

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    Why you people keep posting same garbage non stop ? Or is it a youtube video from a garbage uploader that keeps appearing as recommended for some of you ?
    In any case this is the 4th such thread based on garbage junk.
     
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    GVS is Moeed Pirzada who is a fraudster and a Government boot licking stooge at best. Not to mention his credibility is well below the zero mark.