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US CENTCOM Chief meets PM Khan and COAS to discuss regional security

US delegation led by General Kenneth F. Mc Kenzie Jr, Incoming Commander US CENTCOM, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on April 7

Prime Minister Imran Khan was called on by the incoming commander of the United States Central Command (US CENTCOM), eneral Kenneth F. McKenzie, on Monday to discuss regional security and other matters of mutual interest. During the meeting, the two officials discussed Pak-US relations and the ongoing Afghanistan peace process and other matters of mutual interests. Earlier in the day, ... Read More »

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills to begin on Oct 21

Russian and Pakistani servicemen during the Friendship-2016 joint military drills.

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills “Friendship 2018” to begin on Oct 21 in the mountains of Pakistan Pakistani and Russian military drills “Friendship 2018” will commence in the mountains of Pakistan from Sunday at the training range of the National Counter-Terrorist Center in Pabbi area. “The joint drills of units of the Russian and Pakistani armed forces ‘Friendship 2018′ will ... Read More »

Turkey, Pakistan reach their largest-ever defense contract for T-129 copters

Turkish T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters

ANKARA — (By Burak Ege Bekdil)  — Turkey and Pakistan have agreed on the sale of a batch of 30 Turkish-made T129 ATAK multirole combat helicopters, Turkish officials have said. A government election manifesto revealed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Pakistan “just recently” agreed on the contract, which is the largest-ever Turkish-Pakistani defense contract. The two countries ... 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 »

Pakistan Navy successfully tests Harbah Naval Cruise Missile

Pakistan Navy successfully tests Harbah Naval Cruise Missile

Harbah is a surface to surface missile with land attack capability Pakistan Navy has successfully tested the indigenously built Harbah naval cruise missile in an impressive display of firepower in the North Arabian Sea. “The missile accurately hit its target signifying the impressive capabilities of Harbah Naval Weapon System,” said by the Pakistan Navy statement. Pakistan Navy’s newly commissioned Fast ... Read More »

India is buying more Mi-35 gunships for the Afghan forces

The proposal comes after a request from the Afghan government The government of India is mulling to buy more Mi-35 gunship helicopters for the Afghan Air Force in a bid to bolster the fighting the capability of the Afghan national defense and security forces. The decision comes after a formal request from the Afghan Govt including during a visit to Delhi ... Read More »

Japan beefing up India’s defence, nuclear programmes

Japan also supports India’s nuclear programme ISLAMABAD (PPA) – Japan once a peace-advocating country is fast growing into a defence and nuclear projects supporting country for India. According to report reaching here, Japanese defence officials have accepted an Indian request for the purchase of twelve ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft under a deal worth $1.30 billion by the Indian Navy. India ... 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, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Pakistan, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Director visits Pakistan to advance U.S.-Pakistan cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and United States have discussed matters relating to training and military cooperation between the two countries. The discussion took place as Lieutenant General Michael Shields, Director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) led a four-member delegation on a three-day visit to Pakistan this week.  ... Read More »

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