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Monday, June 17, 2024

Armament

MBDA Meteor vs Aim-120 AMRAAM

Note: This article discusses the specifications of MBDA Meteor & Aim-120 AMRAAM Beyond Visual Range Missiles(BVRM) in detail. Beyond visual range missiles are as important for air combat, as the aircraft itself. Their integration together brings jaws of steel in...

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...

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"...

Exclusive Analysis Between MBDA’s Meteor & China’s PL-15 Beyond Visual Range Missile

The recent induction of Rafale in IAF has spiked debates over different armaments in Pakistan and India, netizens on both side of the border are boasting of the abilities of their respective Air Forces. One such debate is about...

JF-17B Thunder (Bravo) Carrying FAE Bombs

JF-17B (Serial 0002) Carrying Two "CS/BBF1 500 lb. or 250 lb." Fuel Air Explosive (FAE) Bombs "Precision Guided Munition". Interesting Information: "Fuel Air Explosive Bombs are best known type of "Thermobaric Weapons". It is a type of explosive that uses...

Clarification on JF-17 Thunder’s KG-600/700 SPJ Jamming Pod

Some 2-3 days ago a picture (Show Below) came on "Social Media" by "Zohaib Malik" an excellent aviation photographer which shows JF-17 Thunder carrying a targeting pod under his belly hard point. Many experts, pages, groups & other "Social...

Update on Pakistan: “JF-17 Thunder’s Integration with RA’AD II ALCM”

Picture shown suggests that PAF has integrated JF-17 Thunder with RA'AD II ALCM. Sources suggest that PAF has developed a lighter version of RA'AD II which is specifically designed to be integrated with JF-17 Thunder. Imagine 120+ JF-17 Thunders along...

PL-15 China’s Very Long Range BVRM

PL-15 is state of the art new and most lethal Air to Air Missile in Chinese Air Force inventory. PL-15 is very long range approx. 200-250 KM active radar guided missile powered by dual pulse solid fueled motor. According...

Exclusive on Pakistan’s RA’AD II Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM)

Pakistan tested a new variant of RAAD Missile known as RA'AD II cruise missile which has capability of carrying both Conventional Nuclear Warheads & it's air to ground missile. The range of RAAD II missile will give a strategic edge...

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The Story of the Blown Up Generation

When the Pakistan Strategic Forum’s O&S Directorate and our CT Wing first started our investigative efforts in mid-2023 aimed...

Al Qaeda Resurfaces in Afghanistan: A Return to Dark Days, A Looming Threat

Al Qaeda, infamous for orchestrating the tragic events of 9/11, has reemerged in Afghanistan, resurrecting its nefarious activities reminiscent of its pre-9/11 era. The terrorist...

The Story of the Blown Up Generation

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Karachi Shipyard Launches the Fourth & Final Babur Class Corvette “PNS TARIQ”

Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) launched the fourth and final BABUR (PN MILGEM) Class Corvette, PNS TARIQ (F-283), on August 2nd, 2023....

Pakistan’s Blue Economy: Unleashing Marine Resources for Sustainable Growth

Pakistan's blue economy presents a promising avenue for sustainable development, rooted in the responsible utilization of marine resources. With a coastline stretching approximately 1,046...