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Pakistan approves sale of JF-17 to Nigeria for $184.3m

JF-17 Pakistan

Pakistan government has approved the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the issuance of a certificate of sovereign guarantee to show commitment for the aircraft sale to the Nigerian Air Force. Nigeria is Pakistan’s second international customer for its domestically assembled JF-17 “Thunder” multirole ... Read More »

Pakistan promotes five PAF officers to the rank of Air Vice Marshal

ISLAMABAD — On July 4, 2018, Government of Pakistan promoted Air Commodore Muhammad Nadeem Sabir, Air Commodore Muhammad Mughees Afzal, Air Commodore Tanweer Ashraf Bhatti, Air Commodore Chaudhary Ahsan Rafiq and Air Commodore Waqas Ahmad Sulehri to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nadeem Sabir was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in ... Read More »

PAF raises a new multirole Squadron to meet new challenges

PAF raises a new multirole Squadron to meet new challenges

“Reversal is not an option for us”  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force achieved another milestone, as a new multirole squadron, equipped with Pakistan’s Pride JF-17 Thunder, was raised at PAF Base Samungli (Quetta) on February 28, 2018. The squadron has been number plated as No 28 Multirole Squadron with the motto: “Those who saw themselves higher than the sky”. A grand ... Read More »

PAF Chief: Pakistan’s committed to fight terrorists absolutely clear

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Marshal Sohail Aman today reaffirmed that Pakistan’s “commitment to fight the terrorists down to the last man is absolutely clear.” The Air Chief reiterated country’s resolve against terrorism while addressing the concluding session of International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad on October 20, 2017. Air Chief was the ... Read More »

PAF holds International Seminar on Airpower

Islamabad — A two day International Seminar on Airpower (ISAP) with the theme of “Emerging Trends in Airpower” commenced under the auspices of Pakistan Air Force at Nur Khan Auditorium, Air Headquarters Islamabad on October 19, 2017. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force attended the opening session of the seminar. Former Air Chiefs ... Read More »

Stunning Karachi air show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship

Stunning Karachi air show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship

PAF and British Council jointly arranged air-show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic team joined Pakistan Air Force to light the sky for Karachi people. The jointly organized air show aimed to celebrate 70 years of kinship between the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The Red Arrows are the pride of the Royal Air Force ... Read More »

China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter officially joins PLA Air force

China's J-20 Stealth Fighter officially joins PLA Air force

China’s latest stealth fighter is serving in the People’s Liberation Army air force, Chinese media China’s latest J-20 stealth fighter has been officially commissioned into service of People’s Liberation Army air force. According to Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, the flight tests are being conducted as were scheduled. The J-20 is one of the latest jet fighters being ... Read More »

Pakistan, China air forces launch ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

Pak-China air forces launched ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

“Shaheen” joint training for the first time was launched by Pak-China air forces in March 2011 The air forces of Pakistan and China have kicked-off a joint training exercise named as Shaheen VI. The two nations’ militaries are participating along with their latest fighter jets strengthen operational ties, China’s defense ministry said. J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS (Airborne Warning and ... Read More »

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

Pakistan Air Force aircraft is participating in Royal Air Tattoo Show in UK Thousands of aviation visitors from all over the world took keen interest in the splendidly painted PAF aircraft at the Rtoyal International Air Show-2017 being held at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK). The star of the show PAF C-130E Hercules conveys the message of peace through ... Read More »

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