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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 executes four TTP militants tried by military courts

Pakistan executes four TTP militants, tried by military courts

Hanged militants confessed their offences including murdering citizens, military forces and abduction of FC personnel’s Four hardcore terrorists associated with Tehrek Talban Pakistan (TTP) has been executed in Rawalpindi after death sentenced by military court, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The media wing of military Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated, that all four were involved ... 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 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 »

Raheel Sharif appointed chief of Islamic Military Alliance

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif

Raheel Sharif appointed as the head of Saudi-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition Pakistan’s former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif has been appointed the chief of 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif confirmed on Friday. The headquarters of the new Saudi-led coalition would be based in Riyadh. Minister Asif said that both the government ... 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 »

Gen. Raheel Sharif discuss security challenges with US CENTCOM chief and regional Army Chiefs

Commander US CENTCOM with Chiefs of Armies of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz republic, Tajikistan,Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan at conference held at Stuttgart Germany

General Raheel Sharif held meetings with General Joseph Votel, Commander US CENTCOM, and Chiefs of Armies of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif held meetings with Commander US CENTCOM and regional Army Chiefs in Germany to discuss regional security challenges. Speaking at the conference, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif criticized India ... Read More »

Pakistan, China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan form alliance to counter terrorism

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan have announced a new quadrilateral counter-terrorism alliance mechanism

Pakistan, China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan have formally announced their counter-terrorism alliance on Wednesday, considering extremism as serious threat to regional stability. Top defence commanders of the four countries held a meeting in the Chinese city of Urumqi and later made the announcement of the Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism (QCCM) on counter-terrorism, according to a statement issued by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). ... Read More »

Pakistan and China launch first joint border patrol

A frontier defense regiment of the PLA in Xinjiang, along with a border police force from Pakistan, carry out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border. Photo:

Pakistani and Chinese troops are jointly patrolling a stretch of the border connecting Pakistan and China. This is the first time China and Pakistan have carried out joint patrol in the recent years though Chinese troops have been patrolling the area since 2014. Though there are no details of the joint patrolling by China and Pakistan but it coincides with ... Read More »

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