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 procures WS-61 Sea King Helicopters from Qatar

The Governments of Pakistan and Qatar have successfully completed a military sale of the entire combat fleet of Westland...

Third Pakistan Navy’s Type-054AP Guided Missile Frigate Launched

Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai, China launched the third Type-054AP Guided Missile & Air Defense Frigate for the Pakistan Navy. Currently the situation for Type...

Unfolding Afghan crisis: Impact on Pakistan

The proposed Taliban-Afghan government Peace Conference, expected to be held in Istanbul on April 24 this year, never took place. The ensuing scenario continues...

PSF’s Exclusive: Comedian Debugged

Nazar Muhammad aka Khasha Zwan was a member of Afghan Local Police (ALP) a CIA-backed militia, (accused by Human rights of serious human rights...

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...