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Pakistan Air Force cadet to attend U.S. Air Force Academy

PAF cadets

Pakistan currently has one student enrolled in the US Naval Academy, three in the US Air Force Academy, and four in the US Military Academy. Pakistan Air Force cadet, Muhammed Shahrukh Khan, 19, from Lahore, has departed for the United States after being accepted into the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy. Shahrukh will experience four years of rigorous academic ... 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 sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadhav to death

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Yadhav was arrested in March 2016, on-duty Indian Navy officer confessed to his crimes in a recorded video statement Indian spy and RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadhav has been sentenced to death by Pakistan military court after thorough trial for carrying out espionage activities. Indian officer Kulbhushan Yadhav was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Baluchistan’s Mashkel area after counter-intelligence search ... Read More »

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal G N Davies praised the professionalism of Pakistan’s Armed Forces Australian’s Chief of Royal Australian Air Force, Air Marshal Gavin Neil Davies met with Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Suhail Aman and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah in one on one separate meetings. Air Marshal ... Read More »

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 »

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Qatar seeks Pakistan Army’s cooperation in cyber security, defence production Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in developing and strengthening of their armed forces. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani expressed intend to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain and sought their assistance strengthening of their ... Read More »

Pakistan Army launches Operation “Radd-ul-Fasaad” across the country

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Civil Armed Forces and other Law Enforcing Agencies to actively participate in the operation. Pakistan Army launched its anti-terrorist offensive ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’, the latest in a series of operations security forces have launched to counter militants across the country. According to the Military Spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said ... Read More »

COAS Qamar Bajwa witnesses Pak-China counter terrorism exercise

COAS Qamar Bajwa witnesses high profile counter terrorism exercise

Joint exercises by Pakistani and Chinese troops will enhance counter-terrorism combat skills of the two armies and help defeat the menace of terrorism RAWALPINDI – A series of joint exercise by Pakistani and Chinese troops will enhance counter-terrorism combat skills of the two armies and help eliminate terrorism from the region, remarked Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed ... 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, 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 »

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