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Paying tribute to brave soldiers of PAF, Shehbaz Sharif said the Pakistan Air Force has excellent professional capabilities and it has defended the air space of the motherland with bravery and courage. "We are proud of the Pakistan Air Force and it is considered to be one of the best air forces of the world, ...
The exercise would also encompass joint operations of PN with PAF at extended ranges into the Arabian Sea. In his address, the Vice Chief of Naval Staff emphasized on the combat readiness of Pakistan navy and that joint operational exercises are the essence of modern warfare which affords real-time ...

He wrote about the book by Pakistani Air Commodore M. Kaiser Tufail (Retd) called "In the Ring and on its Feet" about the Pakistan Air Force's role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. The article led ... I touched upon the much-flogged point that Indian writers regularly harp upon - PAF's pre-emptive strikes. We were ...
The Chinese military has published photos of recent air force drills that at least one expert quoted in ruling party media identified Tuesday as a direct message to neighboring India. Tensions ... Xi has also sought tight ties with Pakistan, a crucial Chinese economic ally--and India's longtime foe. Following ...
Islamabad, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Feb, 2018 ):In a landmark event, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in collaboration with Rashidabad Memorial Welfare Organization (RMWO) launched a welfare project by the name of Alamabad near Swabi on Tuesday, said a press release issued here by ...
So, when retired US Air Force Brigadier 'Chuck' Yeager, head of the US military Assistance Advisory Group in Islamabad during the 1971 war, says in his ... Pakistan having initiated the war", and offers the thesis that since war was already in progress, the ineffective 3 December PAF pre-emptive attacks ...

The chief minister also inaugurated a huge Pakistan Air Forces (PAF) project at Nabi village. The total cost of the project is Rs8 billion and the ... elite of the area, officers of the Air Force and family members of the MM Alam Shaheed participated in the ceremony. There would be a PAF college, PAF school, ...
Karachi: The 15th convocation ceremony of Pakistan Air Force - Karachi Institute of economics & technology was held on Friday, 16 February, 2018 at the Convention Centre, PAF Museum, PAF Base Faisal, Karachi. A total of 698 graduates were conferred degrees in the disciplines of Management ...
Islamabad: Joint Chiefs Of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat visited Air Headquarters, Islamabad on Monday. On his arrival, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. Later, during a one-on-one meeting, both officers discussed matters of professional and ...
SWABI: In a landmark event, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in collaboration with Rashidabad Memorial Welfare Organisation (RMWO) launched a welfare project by the name of 'Alamabad' near Swabi on Tuesday. The mega project has been initiated for the welfare of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in ...
Islamabad: In a landmark event, PAF in collaboration with Rashidabad Memorial Welfare Organization (RMWO) launched a welfare project by the name of Alamabad near Swabi, on Tuesday. The mega project has been initiated for the welfare of the people of KPK in general and for the local populace of ...
Ground breaking ceremony of PAF's Alamabad Welfare Project held at Swabi ... Pervez Khattak, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa along with Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force unveiled the plaque of Alamabad to mark the earth breaking of this magnificent project.
Pakistan has charged India Rs286,000 as route navigation costs for an Indian Air Force aircraft that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used during a stopover in Lahore in December 2015, and for using Pakistani airspace during visits to Russia, Afghanistan, Iran and Qatar, Times of India reported. The Lahore ...
New Delhi: Pakistan has billed India Rs 2.86 lakh as route navigation charges for Indian Air Force aircraft used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during ... A bill of Rs 77,215 was imposed as route navigation charges by Pakistani authorities when Modi used an IAF aircraft to visit Iran on May 22-23, 2016, ...
There are already 1,379 Pakistani servicemen deployed in Saudi Arabia, most of whom are from Pakistan Army, along with a few Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Pakistan navy (PN) officials, according to security sources. This is while no official word on the number of additional Pakistan troops being sent to ...
WASHINGTON (APP) - Pakistan and the United States continued to work closely in the fight against terrorism, said US Air Force Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian, who is the commander of US Air Force Central Command. He was addressing a Pentagon press briefing through a video-conference this ...
Currently, there are 1,379 Pakistani troops deployed in Saudi Arabia, most of whom are from Pakistan Army, along with air force and navy officials, ... Saudi special services participated in the last Pakistan Day parade, while there are currently 200 Saudi cadets in the Pakistan Military Academy, PAF ...

Lahore: Founders' Day was held at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) College in Sargodha and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, was the chief guest on the occasion on Saturday. In his address the chief guest said, "PAF College Sargodha has been the nursery of hard core professionals, ...
WASHINGTON: Pakistan and the United States continue to work closely in the fight against terrorism, said US Air Force Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian, who is the commander of US Air Force Central Command. He made these comments while addressing a press briefing through a video-conference ...
The Indian Air Force said two of its pilots were killed Thursday after their plane crashed in a remote northeastern state. The microlight plane crashed soon taking off for a routine sortie from Johrat airbase in Assam state. An air force official said the pilots attempted an emergency landing but the plane ...
Senate's Special Committee on PIA, acting upon the recommendations of a subcommittee, on Wednesday directed the FO to vigorously pursue the matter of bringing Hildenbrand back to Pakistan to face accountability. The committee also remarked that Akhtar's retirement from the Pakistan Air Force should ...
National security Advisors of both India and Pakistan have been talking periodically, although Naseer Khan Janjua, the Pakistani NSA, is a former three-star ... This is the same Malik who later in an interview with Tim Sebastian on BBC boasted he had killed four members of Indian Air Force personnel.
Karachi: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday conducted a live missile firing exercise from the indigenously produced JF-17 Thunder aircraft, said a press statement from the PAF. The aircraft shot down a slow speed target with BVR (Beyond Visual Range) and IR (Infrared) missile with pinpoint ...
A senior officer of the Indian military has been detained on espionage charges, according to Indian media reports. The officer, a Group Captain of the Indian Air Force, who was posted in New Delhi, is now being questioned for possible spying for Pakistan, India Today newspaper reported. The officer was ...
The Indian Air Force refused to comment officially. However, replying to an India Today query government sources said "during routine counter intelligence surveillance carried out by the IAF's Central Security and Investigation Team it was discovered that an officer was indulging in certain unwanted ...
Before departure, the Indonesian president also reviewed Pakistan Air Force's JF-17 Thunder aircraft put on static display at the airbase. Wing Commander Adnan briefed the dignitary about the functions and capabilities of the aircraft. During his visit, the Indonesian President addressed a joint session of ...
the Pentagon would receive bills for air-defense expenses, even though al-Qaeda had no air force. One Special Forces .... He also called on India, Pakistan's archenemy, to take a greater role in Afghanistan's internal affairs--a threat evidently intended to scare Pakistani officials into backing off. Frustration ...
If charged with treason -- which Pakistani authorities say he committed -- Afridi would have the right to public hearings and numerous appeals all the way to the Supreme Court, where the details of the bin Laden raid could be laid bare, something neither the civilian nor military establishments want, his ...
Now there are reports that Pakistan Air Force is in talks with China to buy 30 to 40 of the new Shenyang FC-31 stealth fighter jets, which is likely to give ... has been suspended after it froze military assistance, means that now Pakistani air bases cannot be used by the CIA to launch drone strikes on militants.
Pakistan is an ideological state established in the name of Islam, he said, adding that no one could dare to cast en evil eye on it. The PAF chief said that the nation is very proud of its great pilots. The Pakistan Air Force would not spare any effort to make the defence of the country impregnable; the Air Chief ...
He further said, "Pakistan Air Force is equipped with modern and Indigenous weapon systems, radars and other sophisticated military equipment to thwart any external or internal threats. For maintenance of these precious assets, PAF is investing heavily in training of technical force on modern highest ...
Thirty-three international Skiers arrived in Pakistan to participate in a competition in Gilgit. Photo: Correspondent. International skiers from all parts of the world arrived in Pakistan to participate in the ski races being held in at the PAF Ski Resort Naltar in Gilgit. The 33 skiers from countries including Holland, ...
Islamabad: Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force addressed the faculty and students of the Rawalpindi ... Addressing the audience, the air chief said that the Pakistani nation and the armed forces have fought the war against terrorists with supreme courage and ...
Lahore - Azfar Jafri's directorial venture 'Sherdil', a film on Pakistan's Air Force will have Armeena Khan and Mikaal Zulfiqar sharing the screen along with Mohib Mirza and Sabeeka Imam. Asfar Jafri has big films under his name like his directorial debut 'Janaan' and the latest hit 'Parchi' which just ...
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Sunday took delivery of five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan meant to enhance its training and operational efficiency. The Chief of logistics, NAF headquarters, AVM Garba Bello said while taking delivery of the aircraft in Kaduna that the total Super Mushsak aircraft ...
CH&FC recorded their fifth win of the season, beating Air Force SC by 28-12 in the second round match of the Dialog Rugby League Championship played at Racecourse ground on Friday (12). CH, who led 10-9 at halftime, scored from three tries, two conversions and three penalties. Air Force scored from ...
Pakistan's army chief has told a top U.S. general that his nation feels "betrayed" by U.S. criticism that it is not doing enough to fight terrorism, which has prompted Washington to suspend military aid for Islamabad. The Pakistani military in a statement on January 12 said that General Qamar Javed Bajwa told ...
The Pakistani film-maker's fourth venture is surprisingly not an IRK films project. Meanwhile, he intends to release Sherdil in 2018. With the planned release of Hamza Ali Abbasi-starrer Parwaaz Hay Junoon, which is another film on the Pakistan Air Force, it will be interesting to see how different the two are ...
Asghar Khan was a politician, peace activist, historian, and the 5th Commander in Chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and the first Pakistani to command this prestigious institution. After independence, Asghar Khan opted to join PAF. While commanding the Flying Training school at Risalpur, he had the ...
And, third, the writing career in which he penned many critiques of strongly-held myths in Pakistani psychology, notably that military rule is better than civilian rule and that Pakistan is militarily a match for India. He was the first Pakistani to command the air force. During his tenure, which ranged from 1957 to ...
Under Project Azm, AvDI - which is part of PAC - was tasked by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to design and develop a medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV. While preliminary and tentative, AvDI's mock-ups broadly mirrored the MALE UAVs being produced in China and Turkey, such as the Wing ...
A day earlier, Pakistan's Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said there is "... a wide field of intelligence cooperation and defense cooperation, which ... Pakistan blocked the US & NATO troop supply route for months after a 2011 attack by NATO air force accidentally hit two Pakistani check posts, killing ...
The image shows what appears to be a single Wing Loong I in front of a hangar at the Pakistan Air Force's (PAF's) MM Alam airbase in Mianwali District - which is located in Pakistan's Punjab Province - and confirms an online report published on 5 January by the Center for the Study of the drone at Bard ...
I was walking towards the school of Physical Fitness (SPF), Peshawar run by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), along with my uncle who coached the PAF hockey ... He was one of the few West Pakistani politicians to travel to Dhaka to meet Sheikh Mujib-ur-Rehman to find a solution to the East Pakistan crisis.
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is denying Pakistan's claims it has suspended military or intelligence cooperation with the United States. ... Pakistan blocked the Lines of Communication for months after a 2011 attack by the NATO air force accidentally hit two Pakistani check posts, killing more than two ...
I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah's visit to Risalpur, where Asghar Khan, the strict disciplinarian and the first commandant of the RPAF Flying ...
The man who for seven decades cast a far-reaching shadow on the Pakistan Air Force is no more. The PAF recognised Air Marshal Asghar Khan's leadership throughout his lifetime and honoured him with a deeply sombre burial this week. Over the eight years of his air force command, Asghar Khan ...
Asghar Khan was a veteran politician, aviation historian, peace activist, defence analyst and retired air force general who served as the first native Commander in Chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) under President Iskander Mirza (1956-59) and under President Ayub Khan until resigning in 1965 prior to ...
Islamabad: Air Marshal Asghar Khan, the first native commander-in-chief of Pakistan Air Force and a veteran politician, died today of a cardiac arrest in Rawalpindi. Asghar Khan, 96, was ... Air Marshal Khan became the youngest head of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) at the age of 35. His funeral prayers will be ...
"The financial sanctions may not bite Pakistan because they have developed alternatives," Mr. Daudzai said. "The only area the impact could be huge, but it's a bit too early to judge, is the field of air force. The Pakistani system is still hugely dependent on the U.S. It can take a long time to switch from that.".


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