Defence

Pakistan’s Attack Submarine Fleet to be modernized by Turkey

An STM press statement shows that the Turkish government-owned defense contractor won the contract for upgrading three Agosta 90B-classic diesel-electric attack submarine provided with air-independent thrust systems. It also stated that these submarines are currently being used by the Pakistan Navy. The deal was finalized on 22nd June in Rawalpindi where both, the Pakistan’s Ministry of Defense Production and STM were present and supervised the contract. Executives from the Turkish

Pakistan Army wins gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Petrol in UK

A team of Pakistan Army won a gold medal in UK’s Army premier patrolling event called Exercise Cambrian Petrol. The good news was made public by Pakistan Defence when they tweeted the following statement: “This year, the 59 Punjab from 37th Division / 1 Corps represented Pakistan Army in Cambrian Petrol in the UK and won a Gold medal” The British Army in Wales also lauded Pakistan Army in their

China to provide 8 submarines to Pakistan in next 11 years

In a recent development, China will provide 8 submarines to Pakistan Navy over a period of next 11 years. Four submarines will be constructed in China and they would be provided to Pakistan in the mid of 2022-23. Remaining 4 subs will be constructed in Karachi Shipyard and they will be handed over to Pakistan in 2028. The news was stated by the Chief Project Director of Submarine while briefing

Pakistan Army wins International Sniper Competition in Beijing

A team of Pakistan Army has won the International Sniper Competition held in Beijing, tweeted by General Asim Bajwa. Pakistan Army secured 1st position in all the individual and team events of the competition. Naik Arshad of Pakistan Army was declared the best sniper of the competition. The competition was held in Beijing from 22nd August. The event attracted 42 snipers from various countries including China, Russia, France, Israel and

Pakistan Air Force is set to take part in US drill alongside UAE, Israel jets

The Pakistan Air Force is set to participate in an extensive aerial exercise in the United States later this month. According to the reports, teams from United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel air forces will also be taking part in the Red Flag air-to-air combat exercise in Nevada. The Aviationist, website devoted to reports on military aviation, stated that 6 Pakistani combat jets had already arrived in US. Moreover, it

Deal between Pakistan and Turkey for Super Mushshak trainers is finalized

Defence production ministry spokesperson, Durya Amir said that Turkey has finalized a deal with Pakistan to buy Super Mushshak trainers. He also said that two other defense contracts between the two countries are also in the final stages. In collaboration with Turkey, development of a fleet tanker for the Pakistan Navy has also been finalized. Durya Amir stated that: “The deal [for Super Mushshak trainers] is in the last stages

Pakistan Air Force C-130 Aircraft wins an award in UK

On 10th July 2016, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) C-130 Hercules transport aircraft won the Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) show at Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford which was held in UK. Over 200 aircrafts from 50 different countries participated in the event and exhibited some great performances but PAF outshone everyone to win the trophy in the end. The competition is one of UK’s

Germany keen to learn from Pakistan Army experience in war on terror

Germany’s Chief of Army Staff and Defense Minister of the country, Ursula von der Leyen, expressed their keen desire to learn the art of fighting war on terror from Pakistan Army’s experience. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, is on a two days official visit in the capital of Germany, Berlin. He met the COAS of Germany as well as the Defense Minister who acknowledged the accomplishments of

Airpower Centre of Excellence a Historic Milestone for Pakistan Air Force

On February 22, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman participated in the “earth breaking” ceremony of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Airpower Centre of Excellence (PAF ACE) as Chief Guest. The ceremony was held at PAF Base Mushaf, Sargodha, known as the “City of Shaheens”. Sargodha is also home to PAF’s Central Air Command Headquarters. PAF Base Mushaf is also home to the Combat Commanders School (CCS)

Pakistan Army Hosts First Counter Terrorism Exercise With Sri Lanka and Maldives

On February 4, Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif witnessed the first ever trilateral counter terrorism exercise “Eagle Dash-I” involving special forces from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The two week-long exercises were held at Pakistan Army’s renowned National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in Pabbi. The centre’s geography which includes hills and jungles offered participants the perfect environment to simulate operations against a fictitious terrorist group which could employ