Pakistan Receives First Batch Of Jordanian F-16 Fighters

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:42 PM, April 28, 2014
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A first batch of five F-16 fighters was added to fleet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on April 27, adding on to its capabilities further, according to  Samaa Pakistan.

Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt said that PAF was fully prepared for an operation against the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), after receiving the fighters from Jordan.

He said that 13 used PAF jets were purchased from Jordan due to financial constraints. 

The fighter jets are in good condition, the chief said in his address, adding that the air force is fully equipped to combat militants. 

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