Pakistan Air Force Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan test-fires Ghaznavi Missile

Pakistan carried a successful training launch of surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile called Ghaznavi on August 12, 2021. Highlights This training launch was aimed to ensure operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC). It was also aimed at re-validating the technical parameters of the weapon system. Missile Ghaznavi has the capability to deliver multiple types ..

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JF-17 Fighter Jet: delivered to PAF by China

China has delivered the first overhauled multi-role JF-17 Thunder fighter jet the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The delivery was part of a project undertaken by two nations more than a decade ago for development and manufacture of the aircraft. Key Highlights Background: In recent years JF-17 has become a mainstay of PAF when after US ..

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Pakistan to observe February 27 as 'Operation Swift Retort'

Pakistan will observe the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) retaliatory action on 27th February 2019 against India as ‘Operation Swift Retort’. Key Highlights It was mentioned at PAF’s Air Staff presentation, which is held quarterly every year to take stock of operational preparedness of the force. According to PAF, “swift response” demonstrates their firm resolve, capacity ..

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Pakistan to observe February 27 as ‘Operation Swift Retort’

Pakistan will observe the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) retaliatory action on 27th February 2019 against India as ‘Operation Swift Retort’. Key Highlights It was mentioned at PAF’s Air Staff presentation, which is held quarterly every year to take stock of operational preparedness of the force. According to PAF, “swift response” demonstrates their firm resolve, capacity ..

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Idris Hassan Latif, former Chief of Indian Air Force passes away

Air Chief Marshal Idris Hassan Latif (94), the former Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), has passed away 2018 in Hyderabad on May 1, 2018. He was the IAF chief from September 1978 to August 1981. After his retirement in 1981, Latif held the posts of Maharashtra Governor and Indian Ambassador to France. He ..

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