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Indian military growth threatens Regional stability: Pakistan

Indian military growth threatens Regional stability: Pakistan

New Delhi: Pakistan warned Thursday that India’s huge military modernization programme posed a serious threat to stability in a “nuclearized” South Asian region. “New war doctrines, tremendous boost to the defence spending, induction of new sophisticated weapons systems, these are […]


Pakistan Requests Refurbishment of FFG-8, Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate

Pakistan Requests Refurbishment of FFG-8, Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for refurbishment of one OLIVER HAZARD PERRY Class Frigate and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately […]


UK commander: Afghan offensive could take weeks

UK commander: Afghan offensive could take weeks

MARJAH, Afghanistan: A senior British commander has warned it could take weeks to wrest control of the Afghan town of Marjah because of determined Taliban resistance, as NATO said four more soldiers had been killed in the operation. The commander […]


First Squadron of JF-17 Thunder inducted in PAF

First Squadron of JF-17 Thunder inducted in PAF

ISLAMABAD: Another major milestone was achieved when the first Squadron of JF-17 Thunder formally joined fighter aircraft fleet of Pakistan Air Force on Thursday.A ceremony for the formal induction of JF-17 Thunder aircraft was held at one of the PAF’s […]


US war cabinet to meet after Taliban leader capture

US war cabinet to meet after Taliban leader capture

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama was to meet Wednesday with members of his war cabinet on Afghanistan after media reported US and Pakistani spies had captured the Taliban’s top military commander. Obama was to meet in the White House’s Situation Room […]


US Donates Boats, Military Equipment to Pakistan

US Donates Boats, Military Equipment to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States recently donated a number of water trucks, field artillery cannon and patrol boats to the Pakistani government, according to U.S. State Department news releases. Four water trucks were provided to the Pakistani Army’s special services group […]


US, Pakistan capture Taliban’s top commander: report

US, Pakistan capture Taliban’s top commander: report

NEW YORK: The United States and Pakistani intelligence forces captured the Taliban’s top military commander in a secret joint operation in Karachi, the online edition of The New York Times said. Billed as the most significant Taliban figure since the […]


Consolidation and Stabilisation Begin on Operation MOSHTARAK

Consolidation and Stabilisation Begin on Operation MOSHTARAK

Operation MOSHTARAK, the Afghan-led initiative to assert government authority in central Helmand province, has completed its first clearing operations, with ‘hot stabilization’ already underway in the UK area of operations. UK Military spokesman Major General Gordon Messenger gave a comprehensive […]


US Donates Five Patrol Boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency

US Donates Five Patrol Boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency

ISLAMABAD: The United States government donated five maritime interdiction patrol boats to Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) at the Karachi shipyard today, significantly enhancing the agency’s coastal interdiction and patrol capabilities. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Nagata, U.S. Office of […]


 
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