loader image
Monday, June 17, 2024

Air

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...

CDS General Bipin Rawat Mi-17V5 Helicopter Crash: Technical Failure or Sabotage?

On 8th December 2021 an Indian Air Force Mi-17V5 helicopter was flying over Tamil Nadu. Indian senior army officers including CDS General Bipin Rawat were on board. There are many speculations related to the crash but, in this article,...

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...

Latest News

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

Ahmed’s young palms were sweating. He tried to busy his mind by peeking out of the car window and see the the cars...

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...