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Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise in Ankara

Pakistan and Turkish Special Forces participate in Military Exercise 'JINNAH' in Ankara, Turkey during 4-19 March 2017.

Pakistan and Turkey to enhance cooperation between Armed Forces to address common challenges of regional security. Pakistani and Turkish Special Forces took part in joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’ held between 4-19 March 2017 in Ankara, Turkey. The joint military exercise ‘JINNAH’, named after Quaid-i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was conducted by the Special Forces of Turkey and Pakistan between 4-19 ... Read More »

Pakistan and China vow boost military cooperation

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China

Pakistan Army chief meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China Pakistan and China have vowed to further enhance military cooperation especially in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, after a meeting between two senior military officers of the two countries in Beijing. General Qamar Javed Bajwa held meetings at Beijing with Mr. Zhang Gaoli Executive Vice Premier, General Fan Changlong ... Read More »

Pakistan Army inducts advanced air defence system

Chinese made LY-80 (LOMADS) Surface to Air missile defence system

LY-80 is a Chinese mobile Air Defence system, capable of tracking and destroying variety of aerial targets at longer ranges Pakistan has inducted an advanced Chinese made LY-80 (LOMADS) Surface to Air missile defence system to secure its airspace from any sort of misadventure, a statement from the ISPR said. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was ... Read More »

16 more JF-17 Thunder jets handed over to 14-Squadron of PAF

16 more JF-17 Thunder jets handed over to 14-Squadron of PAF

Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amman attended the handover ceremony. The Pakistan Air Force added sixteen new JF-17 Thunder air craft to the fleet of 14 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force. The number of fighter jets has been manufactured jointly by China and Pakistan, according to Radio News officials. A ceremony held ... Read More »

Pakistan successfully test-fires first cruise missile from submarine

Pakistan launches its first submarine-based nuclear cruise missile

Pakistan attains ‘second strike capability’ with test-fire of submarine-launched cruise missile Pakistan has successfully test-fired its first ever nuclear-capable submarine-launched cruise missile Babur-III, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said. The nuclear-capable Babur-3 missile, which has a range of 450km, from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean. “Pakistan conducted its first successful test fire of Submarine ... Read More »

General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new Pakistan Army Chief

General Qamar Javed Bajwa appoints as new army chief

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new army chief while Lt Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat chosen as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promoted General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to head the 5.50 lac army while Lt General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has been ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey relationship enter into new phase

Pakistan, Turkey agree to strengthen further bilateral relation

Both the leaders agreed that the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to UN resolutions and called for enhancing trade, defence cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have reaffirmed commitment to transform their long-lasting and brotherly relationship into a strong strategic partnership. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain agreed on Wednesday to expand cooperation between the two brotherly ... Read More »

Pakistan, Russia hold first-ever joint military drill

Russian and Pakistani troops take part in joint military exercise in Cherat, Pakistan. Photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

Pakistani and Russian troops take part in first joint military exercises being held in Pakistan Pakistani and Russian troops are taking part in their first joint military exercises known as Friendship 2016 that kicked off on 24 September in Cherat. Around 200 troops – 70 Russian and 130 Pakistani – are taking part in the Friendship 2016 war game. The Pak-Russia ... Read More »

Pakistan marks Defence Day to honour 1965 war martyrs

K-8 Advanced Jet Trainers practicing aerobatics. Photo: Muhammed Usman

ISLAMABAD – The 51st Defence Day of Pakistan is being observed today with renewed pledge and commitment to the defence of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan. It was on 6th of September in 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night and attacked Pakistan but ever vigilant armed forces solidly backed by the ... Read More »

At least 84 killed in deadly truck attack in Nice, France

At least 84 killed in deadly truck attack in Nice, France

Terrorist drives through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 including children NICE, (France) — At least 80 people, including many children, have been killed and another 100 wounded after an attacker drove a lorry at high speed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera city of Nice. Many children were among the death toll in the Riviera city following ... Read More »

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