|Last Updated:||September 27, 2011|
|Other Name:||Jinnah Naval Harbor|
|Location:||Ormara, Baluchistan (240km W Karachi by sea or 350km W Karachi by road)|
|Subordinate To:||Pakistan Navy, Ministry of Defense|
The Pakistan navy broke ground on the Jinnah Naval Base at Ormara in Baluchistan in 1994, and the base was inaugurated as Pakistan’s second naval base in 2000.  Subsequent expansion of the base has allowed it to take on increasing air defense responsibilities. 
 Government of Pakistan, "Pakistan Navy: A Silent Force to Reckon with," www.paknavy.gov.pk; “Jinnah Naval Base Completed At A Cost of 4.5 Billion Rupees Was Inaugurated Today," Dawn (Karachi), 22 June 2000, www.dawn.com.
 Robert Korniol, “Pakistan marine expansion linked to air defense,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, 1 March 2006, p. 16; in LexisNexis Academic Universe, www.lexisnexis.com.