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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