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Exelis to Supply Pakistan with More Components for Electronic Warfare Systems

Exelis to Supply Pakistan with More Components for Electronic Warfare Systems

Exelis has received $9 million from the U.S. Air Force to supply spare components for electronic warfare (EW) technology provided to Pakistan under an existing contract. The original contract, awarded in December 2011, granted Exelis $53 million to supply Pakistan […]


Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistani fighter jets on Sunday launched air strikes on militant hideouts in the northwest, killing at least 38 people, according to officials, in the latest retaliation for attacks by the insurgents that have derailed peace talks. The early morning strikes […]


General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

The Canadian subsidiary of US arms maker General Dynamics has won a $10 billion order for armored vehicles for Saudi Arabia, Canada’s Trade Minister Ed Fast announced Friday. The deal comes as Saudi Arabia is accumulating weapons at a rapid […]


Army retaliates after 20 Pakistan soldiers killed in bomb attack

Army retaliates after 20 Pakistan soldiers killed in bomb attack

Pakistan army helicopters fired missiles killing three militants on Sunday, officials said, in apparent retaliation for a Taliban bomb attack that killed 20 soldiers in the restive northwest. The helicopters fired at a road in the village of Musaki situated […]


Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan has refuted a claim made by a Utah gun maker, Desert Tech last week that the company had turned down a $15 million deal to sell precision rifles to Pakistan. In response to media queries regarding the Associated Press’s […]


Pakistan launches production of new fighter aircraft

Pakistan launches production of new fighter aircraft

Pakistan on Wednesday launched production of a new version of a combat aircraft featuring upgraded avionics and weapons system. The plane, to be called Block-II JF-17, will be manufactured at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex west of Islamabad, which has so […]


Thousands rally in Pakistan against US drone attacks

Thousands rally in Pakistan against US drone attacks

Thousands of people rallied in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore Sunday in protest at continued US drone strikes in the country’s troubled northwest. Around 5,000 protesters chanted anti-US slogans and called for an immediate end to the drone strikes at […]


US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

After four days of debate, an overwhelming majority of Afghanistan’s Loya Jirga voted to endorse allowing US troops to stay in the country after the end of the NATO mission there in 2014. The security agreement required for such a […]


Pakistan will not let death of TTP leader derail talks: minister

Pakistan will not let death of TTP leader derail talks: minister

Pakistan will not allow the death of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike to derail proposed peace talks, the information minister said Saturday. Pervez Rasheed told reporters the government wanted to press ahead with its plan to […]


 
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