Thursday, October 28, 2021

Aviation

Acquiring The Punch: Cobra Gunship Helicopter

Genesis In the wake of 1979 Russian invasion of Afghanistan, Pakistan emerged as a front-line state against the communist expansion. Europeans and the Americans were now trying to win over Pakistan to their side in this Great Game. American President Jimmy...

Pakistan Army Aviation & its Role

Pakistan Army Aviation Corps is the aviation corps of the Pakistan Army primarily tasked with providing close aerial combat support and aerial logistics for the Pakistan Army. Army Aviation provides mainly four types of aviation support during operations of...

Pakistan Army Aviation & PAF’s “AgustaWestland AW139” Medium-Lift SAR/Utility Helicopters

“AgustaWestland AW139” is developed & manufactured by Italy’s “AgustaWestland”, which is now known as “Leonardo  S.p.A.”. AgustaWestland AW139 can perform variety of duties such as personal transport, offshore transport, firefighting, law enforcement, search & rescue (SAR), emergency medical service, disaster...

Mi-35 M Attack Helicopters of Pakistan Army Aviation

Mi-24/Mi-35 "Export Variants: Hind D & Hind E”, NATO Reporting Name “Hind”. Mi-35 is Russian Large Attack Helicopter. It is commonly known as “Crocodile” or “Flying Tank”. MI-35 is produced by “Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant” & has been operated...

Turkish UMTAS Anti-Tank Missile

UMTAS is long range Anti-Tank Guided Missile devolved and manufactured by Turkish Defense firm Rokestan. It is in service with Turkish armed forces and will be also part of Pak/Turkish T-129 ATAK deal. UMTAS is 1.8m in length,160mm in diameter...

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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...

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...

Baktar Shikan Anti-Tank Guided Missile Weapon System

Baktar Shikan is a Pakistani version of the Chinese HJ-8 or Hongjian-8. Baktar Shikan is a second-generation tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile. Baktar...

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...