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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 »

Pakistan marks 52nd Defence Day to honour soldiers’ sacrifices in 1965 war

Pakistan marks 52nd Defence Day to honour soldiers’ sacrifices in 1965 war

ISPR released a promo to tribute the sacrifices of soldiers and citizens who laid down their lives for the country The entire Pakistani nation is celebrating Defence Day with traditional fervour and solemnity in remembrance of the sacrifices rendered in the 1965 war. The nation and armed forces renewed pledge to defend the geographical, ideological boundaries and territorial integrity of the motherland against ... Read More »

Russia has delivered Mi-35m assault Helicopters to Pakistan

Russia has delivered Mi-35m assault Helicopters to Pakistan

Pakistan ordered four the Mi-35Ms August 2015 in a $153 million deal Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, Russia has delivered four multirole Mi-35M attack helicopters to Pakistan, Mi-35. According to Quwa Defence News & Analysis Group, Pakistan’s Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) has confirmed that Pakistan has received four Mil Mi-35M assault helicopters from Russian Helicopters. The statement was issued by ... Read More »

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