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Ukraine Upgrades PAF Ilyushin Il-78MP Aerial Refueling Tanker & Military Transport Aircraft

Ukrainian company UkrSpecExport has successfully modernized the Ilyushin Il-78MP Midas aerial refueling tanker & military transport aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). Official statement issued by UkrSpecExport states, 'Specialists of the state enterprise Nikolaev Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP), which...

Pakistan Procures Bayraktar TB-2 Drone

The Pakistan Air Force has operationalized the Bayraktar TB-2 medium altitude long endurance (MALE) tactical UCAV armed drone for service. An initial batch of the drone and all associated equipment were procured in mid-2021 by Pakistan in a deal...

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 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 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...

GIDS Shahpar-II MALE UAV

Pakistani company GIDS reveals model of indigenously made Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV for export. The GIDS Shahpar II tactical UAV provides SATCOM & Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) roles with endurance of 14+ hours & a service ceiling of...

Exclusive on Air to Air Refueling, its Methods & Importance

Fighter aircrafts sometimes need A-A Refueling because mission demands long Endurance (range) and it helps them spare their hardpoints for carrying armaments which would have otherwise been used for carrying fuel tanks. There are 3 common methods used for...

PAF’s Air to Air Refueling Capability

Pakistan Air Force's primary Air to Air Refueler is IL-78, which utilities Probe & Drogue method to refuel Mirages, JF-17 Thunder Block-2s & Upcoming Block 3 as well. JF-17 Block-3 uses a detachable & easy “Integrated Refueling Probe”, according...

Turkey’s HAVA-SOJ (Stand Off Jammer) & Pakistan Air Force

HAVA-SOJ (Stand Off Jammer) is dedicated Electronic Warfare (EW) special mission aircraft: "An Aircraft to Complement PAF's Current Fleet of DA-20 Falcon". HAVA SOJ is dedicated EW project to be integrated on business class Bombardier Challenger 6000 Jet, to execute...

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Flying a myth: The Su-30MKI

Disclaimer: This article doesn’t contain or discusses the capabilities of Indian Air Force Dassault Rafale or Pakistan Air Force...

Pakistan’s Naval Air Arm

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COAS General Bajwas’s 44 Years of service to Pakistan’s Defence

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Pakistan Navy’s LRMPA: A nightmare for Indian navy submarines

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PAKISTAN, TTP AND IEA

The 9/11 attacks started a chapter of endless wars across the globe. The United States of America along with its allies started the war...