Historic Battles

Operation Brasstacks

Type: Major Indian Combined Arms Military Exercise Target: Southern Pakistan Goal: Military Provocation leading to armed conflict Result: Pakistani Counter Deployment; Exercises halted; Standing down of Indian Forces. Date: 1986-1987 Operation Brasstacks was the brainchild of then Indian Army Chief General Krishnaswamy Sundarji who...

APS Attack: Most Brutal Day in History and Its Aftermath

Exactly six years ago from today. A brutal incident occurred in the history of mankind which unfolded the darkest hour of this century in its kind. It was the most inhuman crime commenced by few devil minds. It was a...

PNS Hangor: The Fate of INS Khukri

Pakistan Armed Forces have always lived up to the expectations of the nation in the hour of need. Since the time of its independence, Pakistan has been engaged in a kind of Cold War with its eastern neighbor, India....

OPERATION BLACK THUNDERSTORM

(Operation Report) Name: Operation Toar Tander-I/Operation Rah-e-Rast/Operation Black Thunderstorm-I/The Second Battle of Swat Type: Major joint forces military counterinsurgency operation. Executed by: Government and Armed Forces of Pakistan Participants: 9th Infantry Division, 19th Infantry Division (supported by gunships, artillery and light armor), 50th...

Role of Pakistan Navy in 1965 War: Operation Dwarka

While the concentration of the fighting in August and September 1965 was focused on the hill tracks of Kashmir and then into the plains of Punjab, Arabian sea was calm and quite in comparison.  On 6th of September  in...

Pakistan Air Force Draws The First Blood

On 10th April 1959 PAF's F-86F Sabre (Serial# 55-005) of No. 15 Squadron aka "Cobras" flown by Flight Lieutenant Muhammad Younis Shot down Indian Air Force English Electric Canberra of No. 106 Squadron over Rawat. Both IAF pilots ejected...

The Panic Buying: “IAF orders (12) Su-30MKIs & (21) Mig-29s from Russia”

Important Note: "Article will prove that PAF's F-16 Fighting Falcon shot down IAF's Su-30MKI on 27th February 2019 using AMRAAM AIM-120C". China-India Stand-Off (2020) proved that Indian Armed Forces are not ready for any sort of war. Since China captured...

Role of Surface to Air Missiles in Military Warfare

German airstrikes on London during WW-I demonstrated that aircrafts are going to play important role in any battlefield. Owing to the slow speed and lower ceiling of the aircraft initially antiaircraft artillery was considered sufficient to counter air attacks,...

Pakistan Air Force “The Nation’s Pride”

On 7th June 2002 at 2300 hrs. an IAF Israeli -Made UAV (Searcher II) penetrated in Pakistan's Air Space. F-16B 82605 flown by Sq Ldr Zulfiqar Ayub & Sq Ldr Afzal Awan engaged the UAV near Lahore at 13000 ft & shoot...

Iraqi Air Force Strikes US Frigate USS Stark

33 year ago, on this day (17th May 1987), a US Naval Frigate USS Stark was attacked by Iraqi jets. An Iraqi Jet fired two French made Exocet-39 air launched missiles on USS Stark, killing 37 US sailors on...

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Tribute to Shaheeds of Gayari Sector Avalanche Incident 2012

Siachen, a cold hell, highest battleground on earth. Temperature drops in Siachen to as low as -60 C. Both...

Pakistan’s Second Chance

Growing up we have all heard the tales from our elders about how Pakistan was once a shining beacon of progress in South Asia....

Specifications of Pakistan Army’s Type-85UG Main Battle Tank

The Type-85 is a medium role main battle tank based on the Type-80 chassis which itself was China's attempt in creating a new MBT...

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...

FATF & Pakistan

Established in 1989, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an intergovernmental body having a ministerial mandate regarding policymaking directed at curbing money laundering and...