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Pakistan and Iran vow to boost trade, defence ties

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in one-on-one meeting at PM House in Islamabad on March 25, 2016.

Pakistan and Iran sign 6 MoUs during the visit of first Iranian head of state to neighbouring Pakistan in the last 14 years. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have vowed to boost cooperation on regional security and trade during talks in Islamabad, the first visit by an Iranian head of state in 14 years. Pakistan and ... Read More »

Pakistan successfully tests cruise missile Ra’ad

Pakistan successfully tests cruise missile Ra’ad

Pakistan conducted successful flight test of Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) ‘Ra’ad’: ISPR RAWALPINDI – Pakistan has successfully tested its cruise missile named Ra’ad. The cruise missile technology is available to only few other countries. Ra’ad can hit its target at a distance up to 350 kilometers with success. Ra’ad has been developed completely in Pakistan and has the latest technology due to which it ... Read More »

COAS Raheel Sharif visits Heavy Industries Taxila

COAS during his visit to Heavy Industries Taxila, being briefed about an indigenous manufactured Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC)

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Heavy Industries Taxila on Thursday RAWALPINDI – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) where he was briefed on the products manufactured for defence and commercial purposes besides details of various facilities. The briefing covered Tank Al-Khalid – 1, manufacturing and rebuild of Armor Personnel ... Read More »

Pakistan, Sri Lanka finalize JF-17 Thunder jets deal

JF-17-Thunder

COLOMBO (Sri Lanka) – Pakistan and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement under which the former would sale eight JF-17 Thunder aircraft to the latter in the initial stage despite Indian pressure. The agreement is part of several memorandum of understanding (MoUs)inked between Pakistan and Sri Lanka during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s three-day visit to the island earlier today. The ... Read More »

US and Europe dominate global arms sales: SIPRI Report

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defense firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry.

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe increased international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped as Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, according to a new report by a Sweden-based research institute. Sales of ... Read More »

Pakistan Pavilion attracts interest at Defence Industry Fair in Turkey

Pakistan Pavilion at the 12th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2015, held at Istanbul from 5-8 May 2015

High level attendance at Pakistan Pavilion in IDEF 2015 Istanbul ISTANBUL (Turkey) – “Pakistan Pavilion” at the 12th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2015, being held at Istanbul from 5-8 May, is attracting a large number of visitors and prospective buyers. Pakistani stalls at the Defence Expo remained one of the most frequently visited ones. Leading defence manufacturing companies from Pakistan are participating ... Read More »

Pakistan will defend Saudi Arabia but not escalate conflict: Pak defence minister

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is ready to defend Saudi Arabia s “territorial integrity” but not to escalate any conflict, the defence minister said Friday, after Riyadh asked Islamabad to join the coalition of countries battling Yemen rebels. Khawaja Asif told parliament Pakistan was not prepared to take part in any conflict that would divide the Muslim world on sectarian lines. “We don’t ... Read More »

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