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The joint bilateral air force exercise “Shaheen VI” starts between Pakistan and China

China The joint bilateral air force exercise “Shaheen VI” has started between air forces of China and Pakistan in China on September 7, and will run until September 27, 2017. The “Shaheen” joint training was launched by the Chinese and Pakistani air forces in March 2011 and has since gone through five major iterations.

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Sohail Aman appointed as new Pakistan Air Force chief

Sohail Aman on 18 March 2015 was appointed as Chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF). His appointment was approved by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and was promoted to the rank of Air Chief Marshal. He will succeed Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt who retires from the service. Prior ..

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Pakistan successfully test-fires new cruise missile Ra'ad

Pakistan has conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad. This successful launch has helped Pakistan to achieve strategic standoff capability both on land and at sea. Key facts about Ra’ad missile Designed to operate with Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft’s like Dassault Mirage III ROSE and JF-17 ..

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Terrorist attack Pakistan’s Kamra air base

  Pakistan’s security structure was breached when terrorists belonging Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked Pakistan Air Force’s Minhas Base in Kamra (a two-hour drive from Islamabad). Although all the terrorists were killed in the battle, the assault killed more than a dozen security personnel and destruction of three JF-17 thunder aircrafts. The attack was done to ..

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