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Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Cessna 208 Caravan accommodates up to 14 people and a load of 1,593kg. Pakistan Army has received six new Cessna aircraft, two Cessna 208 Caravan and four Cessna T-206H from the United States, according to the US Office of Defense Representative. In April 2016, the US Department of Defence had announced it had issued a $14.9 million, fixed-price contract to Cessna ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first Phased Array Radar developed by CUST University students

Pakistan’s first Phased Array Radar developed by CUST University studentsPakistan’s first Phased Array Radar developed by CUST University students

Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST) Islamabad has successfully conducted a field trial for Pakistan’s first ever Phased Array Radar. Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST) in Islamabad has successfully conducted a field trial for Pakistan’s first ever Phased Array Radar. The radar which will be used for air surveillance has been pioneered under Controls and Signal Processing ... Read More »

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 »

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