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Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

JF-17 thunder fighter jet

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country’s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a major ongoing operation against the Taliban. The attacks took place in areas close to […]


Pakistan, India increase arsenals despite disarmament trend: report

Pakistan, India increase arsenals despite disarmament trend: report

STOCKHOLM: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported Monday that nuclear states — including Pakistan and India — continue to upgrade their stockpiles despite an international trend towards disarmament. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of warheads fell from 22,600 […]


Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan has won the first order for its JF-17 Thunder jet fighters, an air force spokesman said Monday, a long-held goal for the nation which wants to boost its military exports. The latest models of the jets, which are locally […]


Pakistan Military: 2,763 Militants Killed In One Year Offensive

Pakistan Military: 2,763 Militants Killed In One Year Offensive

Pakistan’s military said Saturday it had killed more than 2,700 militants since the launch of a major offensive near the Afghan border a year ago, with the latest air strikes leaving 20 dead. The raid Saturday took place near the […]


Pakistan JF-17 Jets depart to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

Pakistan JF-17 Jets depart to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

A three-ship formation of JF-17 Thunders along with a Pakistan Air Force contingent comprising pilots and technicians departed from an Operational PAF Air Base on Sunday to participate in the forthcoming Paris Air Show 2015. A Pakistan Air Force Media […]


China to Deliver 50 More JF-17 Thunder Jets to Pakistan

China to Deliver 50 More JF-17 Thunder Jets to Pakistan

China will deliver another fifty JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years, Radio Pakistan reported. The Head of Chinese Aircraft Industry told a Chinese daily that under the contract signed between the two countries, Pakistan will […]


Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable Ghauri missile

Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable Ghauri missile

Pakistan test-fired on Wednesday ballistic missile Ghauri, which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometers. In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the launch of the intermediate-range Ghauri […]


Pakistan to Buy AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles

AH-1Z Viper

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $952 million. […]


Myanmar Signs Deal to Buy Thunder Fighter from Pakistan

Myanmar Signs Deal to Buy Thunder Fighter from Pakistan

Though four Chinese civilians were killed by bombs dropped by MiG-29 fighters of the Myanmar Air Force, sources from Pakistan’s Ministry of Defense said that a contract had been signed for Islamabad to sell the JF-17 Thunder multirole fighter, also […]


Pakistan holds first national day parade in seven years

Pakistan holds first national day parade in seven years

Pakistan Monday held its first national day military parade for seven years, a display of pageantry aimed at showing the country has the upper hand in the fight against the Taliban. Mobile phone networks in the capital were disabled to […]


 
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