Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Air

Pakistan’s GIDS Unveils MALE UAV

Pakistan defence conglomerate Global Defence and Industrial Solutions (GIDS) has unveiled an armed version of its SHAHPAR-II medium altitude long endurance (MALE) reconnaissance drone at Egypt Defence Expo EDEX 2021. The drone is armed with two new Burq (advanced)...

Pakistan Inducts HQ-9P HIMADS

ARMY AIR DEFENCE CENTRE KARACHI SINDH The Pakistan Army today commissioned the HQ-9P High to Medium Air Defense System (HIMADS) into service with the 4th HIMADS Regiment, Army Air Defense Command. Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, General Qamar...

Argentina Selects Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder Block-3

The Government of the Argentine Republic has officially included funding for the purchase of 12 PAC JF-17A Block III fighters in a draft budget for 2022 presented to Argentina’s Parliament. The funding requests $664 Million for the purchase of...

Pakistan Acquires Rights To Anka Drone From Turkey, Joint Production & Technology Transfer

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the National Engineering and Scientific Commission of Pakistan and the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) of Turkey for the joint production of components for the Anka Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, including the...

Pakistan’s Carrier Killer: CM-400AKG

The CM-400AKG stand-off weapon, with ranges of 350-400 kilometers at Mach 3.2-4 in flight and approaching hypersonic speeds of Mach 5 at terminal phase, can be classified as a ‘carrier killer’. The missile can not only approach and reach...

Hafr Runway Penetration Bombs

Pakistan Air Force JF-17A Thunder armed with x4 Hafr Runway Penetration Bombs (RPBs). The Hafr RPB has been indigenously developed and is produced by the Air Weapons Complex. Anti-runway penetration bombs are weapons designed to disrupt the surface of an airfield...

Pakistan Signs Contract with Ukraine to Overhaul its IL-78MP Fleet

The Ministry of Defense Production of Pakistan has signed a contract for the repair, maintenance, and upgradation of a PAF IL-78MP Aerial Refueller & Strategic Airlifter aircraft with Ukroboronprom of Ukraine. The Ukrainian defense conglomerate had already been awarded...

Bangladesh Air Force Mig-29s: BVR Capable?

The picture shows BAF's Mig-29B/UB carrying R-27R (AA-10 Alamo) & R-73 (AA-11 Archer) A-A Missiles. Note (1): We will not be discussing R-73 since it is a short-range infrared homing missile. Now let us discuss R-27R which many Bangladeshi "Defense Analyst"...

Turkish Kamikaze Drone & Pakistan Aeronautical Complex

Turkish defense giant TAI has recently revealed that it has converted its Target Simulation Drone (TSD) Simsek into a kamikaze drone just like Israeli Harop IAI Harpy 2. Simsek is Turbo Jet Target Simulation Drone built by TAI. Simsek has...

Predominant Weapons Systems of Pakistan Armed Forces at Pakistan Day Parade

Shahpar-II MALE UAV  The GIDS Shahpar II is a medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) tactical UAV. Operations It provides SATCOM & Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) roles with endurance of 14+ hours & a service ceiling of 20,000 ft. Payloads are available for reconnaissance...

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Pakistan’s GIDS Unveils MALE UAV

Pakistan defence conglomerate Global Defence and Industrial Solutions (GIDS) has unveiled an armed version of its SHAHPAR-II medium altitude...

Why India’s Agni-P Does Not Provide A2/AD Anti-Ship Capabilities

I was surprised to see some Indian “military analysts” on Twitter, rather laughably claiming that the medium range ballistic missile Agni-P, currently under development...

Pakistan Navy Detects Indian Navy Submarine

Pakistan Navy successfully detected and located an intruding Indian Kalvari-Class (French Scorpène, non-AIP) attack submarine, which had crossed over into Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone...

Pakistan to Commission First Tughril Class Frigate

The commissioning ceremony of the lead-ship of the Tughril-Class of Guided Missile Frigates of the Pakistan Navy, PNS TUGHRIL, will take place in November...

Project P-282: Pakistan Navy’s Hypersonic Weapons Program

As Pakistani military observers may have noticed in the last decade, the Pakistan Navy is being revamped, and heavily invested in, culminating in a...