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US Orders Talon IV EOD Robots for Pakistan

US Orders Talon IV EOD Robots for Pakistan

QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Mass., is being awarded a $7,772,646 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Talon IV vehicles, spares and training. This contract will support Foreign Military Sales (FMS) to Pakistan (100 percent). The Talon IV robot provides the […]


First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

Pakistan’s first group of female paratroopers completed their training on Sunday, the military announced, hailing it as a “landmark achievement” for the deeply conservative Muslim country. Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch of 24, the […]


Report reveals Pakistan-US ‘understanding’ on drones

Report reveals Pakistan-US ‘understanding’ on drones

Pakistan reached an understanding with the United States on drone strikes targeting Islamist militants and the attacks can be useful, according leaked remarks from a former intelligence chief. Pakistan publicly condemns US missile attacks on Taliban and Al-Qaeda operatives as […]


Pakistan raises annual defence budget by 10 percent

Pakistan raises annual defence budget by 10 percent

Pakistan’s new government announced Wednesday a 10 percent increase in defence spending a week after taking office, despite a crippling budget deficit of 8.8 percent. The budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which begins July 1, comes against a backdrop of […]


China, India, Pakistan boost nuclear arsenals: study

China, India, Pakistan boost nuclear arsenals: study

Three of the world’s nuclear powers — China, India and Pakistan — have increased their arsenals over the past year, while the other five have cut their strength or kept it stable, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Monday. […]


After vowing transparency, US silent on drone killing

After vowing transparency, US silent on drone killing

A week after President Barack Obama cracked the lid of secrecy on his drone war, the United States refused Wednesday to confirm it had killed a top Pakistani Taliban leader in an airborne attack. Pakistani security and intelligence sources said […]


‘Minimal’ drone effects on Pakistan militant recruits: ICG

‘Minimal’ drone effects on Pakistan militant recruits: ICG

US drone strikes in Pakistan have a “minimal” impact on militant recruitment, a respected think tank said Tuesday, contrary to arguments the controversial programme creates more extremists than it kills. The Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG) said however the missile […]


Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra handed over first batch of Turkish UAV (ANKA) parts to Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) in an impressive ceremony held during International Defence Exhibition & Fair (IDEF) at Istanbul, Turkey. After the signing ceremony, Mr Muharrem Dortkasli, […]


Chinese PM begins Pakistan visit

Chinese PM begins Pakistan visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Pakistan Wednesday for a two-day visit where he will meet prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif as the long-time allies look to boost trade ties. Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) party swept to victory in the […]


 
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