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Pakistan Air Force flying higher than the Himalayas

Pakistan Airforce has always lived up to the expectations of the nation in the hour of need.  It has stood up against the odds in the face of better trained and equipped adversaries since 1947. Its history is lightened...

Jinnah Antarctic Station (JAS): Antarctic Scientific Research Station

The Jinnah Antarctic Station (JAS) is an Antarctic scientific research station operated by the Pakistan Antarctic Programme. It is located near the Sør Rondane Mountains, Queen Maud Land in East Antarctica. Antarctica is earth's southernmost continent that contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of...

Armed Forces: Adoption to New Realities of COVID-19 World

This year shook the International system. Corona virus, an infectious disease identified in Wuhan, China at the end of year 2019 has turned into a full-scale global pandemic. The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread loss of life...

The Legend of PAF’s ACE Saiful Azam: “The Living Eagle”

Saiful Azam was born in a village of Pabna district, East Pakistan (Present day: Bangladesh). He went to West Pakistan for studies. Career with Pakistan Air Force Saif Ul Azam joined PAF school Sargodha in 1958. He completed his initial training...

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...

Exclusive Analysis Between MBDA’s Meteor & China’s PL-15 Beyond Visual Range Missile

The recent induction of Rafale in IAF has spiked debates over different armaments in Pakistan and India, netizens on both side of the border are boasting of the abilities of their respective Air Forces. One such debate is about...

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...

PTM and Pashtunistan: A War on Pakistan

Pashtunistan means the "Land of Pashtuns". It stretches from south of Amu River in Afghanistan to west of the Indus River in Pakistan, including parts of Northern Baluchistan & KPK. The story goes back to colonial rule in the Indian...

PAF’s Air to Air Refueling Capability

Pakistan Air Force's primary Air to Air Refueler is IL-78, which utilities Probe & Drogue method to refuel Mirages, JF-17 Thunder Block-2s & Upcoming Block 3 as well. JF-17 Block-3 uses a detachable & easy “Integrated Refueling Probe”, according...

JF-17B Thunder (Bravo) Carrying FAE Bombs

JF-17B (Serial 0002) Carrying Two "CS/BBF1 500 lb. or 250 lb." Fuel Air Explosive (FAE) Bombs "Precision Guided Munition". Interesting Information: "Fuel Air Explosive Bombs are best known type of "Thermobaric Weapons". It is a type of explosive that uses...
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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...
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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...