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Turkey to develop its own fighter jet after the collapse of F-35 contract

Turkey Fighter Jets

ISTANBUL (PPA)– Turkey has taken fresh initiatives to develop its own TF-X National Combat Aircraft (MMU) after U.S. barred Turkey from taking part in F-35 production. According to a report in Daily Sabah the joint project has been initiated by the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the Directorate of Defense Industries (SSB). According to SSB Chairman İsmail Demir an agreement has ... Read More »

Pak-China joint Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concludes at PAF Operational Base  

Karachi —   Pak-China Joint International Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concluded at an Operational Air Base of Pakistan Air Force.  To mark the conclusion of the exercise, an august culmination ceremony was held on December 21, 2018. Air Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) was the chief guest at the occasion. Major General Chen Wenrong, Defence ... Read More »

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

JF-17 Pakistan

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 promotes five PAF officers to the rank of Air Vice Marshal

ISLAMABAD — On July 4, 2018, Government of Pakistan promoted Air Commodore Muhammad Nadeem Sabir, Air Commodore Muhammad Mughees Afzal, Air Commodore Tanweer Ashraf Bhatti, Air Commodore Chaudhary Ahsan Rafiq and Air Commodore Waqas Ahmad Sulehri to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nadeem Sabir was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in ... 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 »

PAF Chief: Pakistan’s committed to fight terrorists absolutely clear

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Marshal Sohail Aman today reaffirmed that Pakistan’s “commitment to fight the terrorists down to the last man is absolutely clear.” The Air Chief reiterated country’s resolve against terrorism while addressing the concluding session of International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad on October 20, 2017. Air Chief was the ... Read More »

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