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Pakistan approves sale of JF-17 to Nigeria for $184.3m

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Pakistan government has approved the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the issuance of a certificate of sovereign guarantee to show commitment for the aircraft sale to the Nigerian Air Force. Nigeria is Pakistan’s second international customer for its domestically assembled JF-17 “Thunder” multirole ... Read More »

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills to begin on Oct 21

Russian and Pakistani servicemen during the Friendship-2016 joint military drills.

Pakistan, Russia joint military drills “Friendship 2018” to begin on Oct 21 in the mountains of Pakistan Pakistani and Russian military drills “Friendship 2018” will commence in the mountains of Pakistan from Sunday at the training range of the National Counter-Terrorist Center in Pabbi area. “The joint drills of units of the Russian and Pakistani armed forces ‘Friendship 2018′ will ... Read More »

Major reshuffle in Pakistan Army: Lt Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Chief of General Staff

The army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced.

Pakistan Army on Friday appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as new Chief of General Staff (CGS) amidst a major reshuffle in which almost one-third of the corps commanders were replaced. The appointments announ­ced on Friday and the upcoming changes together mean that a total of 22 positions of lieutenant generals will be affected. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), ... Read More »

Army chief visits Iran to meet civilian and military leadership

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday on a three-day official visit, which is the first official visit of any army chief in over two decades. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with the Iranian leaders regarding bilateral matters, the military said. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director ... Read More »

Pakistan Army takes gold medal in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017

Pakistan Army takes gold medal in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017

Annual international military patrolling event held in United Kingdom A team of Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017 held in the United Kingdom. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, it said that Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in an annual international military patrolling event held in the United Kingdom. The ... 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 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 »

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