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Pakistan Ready to Start Sale of JF-17 Thunder Fighters

Pakistan Ready to Start Sale of JF-17 Thunder Fighters

Pakistan has decided to start sale of state of the art JF-17 Thunder combat planes developed by the collaboration of China to other countries from next year. According to sources, a sum of 100 million dollars has also been released […]


Pakistan’s powerful army chief confirms retirement

Pakistan’s powerful army chief confirms retirement

Pakistan’s powerful army chief General Ashfaq Kayani on Sunday confirmed he will retire next month at the end of his second tenure, ending rumors he would seek to keep a key military role. Kayani, who oversaw Pakistan’s first democratic transfer […]


Pakistan to attain capability to keep its fighting force airborne for long haul

Pakistan to attain capability to keep its fighting force airborne for long haul

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is all set to attain capability of keeping its indigenously developed fighter aircraft “JF 17 (Thunder) airborne for longer haul, said Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafiq Butt. “The ground tests have been […]


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 […]


 
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