Pakistan on Wednesday inducted its third ATR aircraft and Scaneagle UAV to the navy’s aviation fleet to increase effectiveness and enhance operational flexibility and range.
The Induction of ATR Aircraft is part of Pakistan Navy’s aviation vision 2030, Naval Chief Admiral Zakaullah said addressing the induction ceremony at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi of Pakistan. The Scaneagle UAV is built by Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary.
The country's Navy is ready to face challenges on maritime security, Zakaullah who was also the chief guest on the occasion was quoted as saying by Geo Tv Wednesday.
Pakistan Navy Air Arm has come a long way since its inception in the early seventies, The Naval Chief, Admiral Zakaullah added.
The ATR is a widely operated twin-engine turboprop aircraft and is equipped with ‘traffic collision avoidance system’ (TCAS) as well as autopilot and high efficiency 6-blade propellers.
The Scaneagle UAV can be adaptated for a variety of reconnaissance and surveillance roles.
China will be delivering eight submarines to Pakistan Navy by 2028 for protecting the coastal areas. China will be constructing four submarines in its own land and then will be supplying to Pakistan Navy in mid 2022 to 2023, Pakistan Navy chaired by Sheikh Rohale Asghar in Islamabad was quoted as saying by Radio Pakistan on Friday
Turkey has invited Pakistan to participate in the development of its next-generation fighter program, TFX. Pakistans Minister of Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain in an interview with PTV last Sunday, said that Turkey had requested Islamabad to be part of the development program for its next-generation fighter aircraft
Boeing subsidiary Insitu is being awarded a $47,037,076 delivery order for the procurement of eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract is under a Building Partnership Capacity case
Boeing subsidiary, Insitu Inc is being awarded $7.7 million contract against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the procurement of six ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems to the government of Iraq
Insitu Inc. has won a $19 million worth contract for procurement of five ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for Afghan Security forces
Pakistan Navy conducted testing of a surface-to-surface Anti-ship missile at the North Arabian Sea on Tuesday. The live firing exercise which was launched from sword class frigate PNS ASLAT successfully destroyed its intended target with pinpoint accuracy reaffirming weapons lethality and offensive punch of Pakistan Navys Fleet, Radio Pakistan reports
A maritime military doctrine being developed by Pakistan could contain an assured second-strike capability and the need for delving into cooperative mechanisms as a tool for crisis management, military experts were quoted as saying by the Dawn newspaper during a debate on the Military doctrine in the Pakistani capital today. A ‘second-strike capability is expert-speak for deterrence of a formidable nature- such as nuclear tipped missiles launched from the sea or air
Pakistans cabinet has given a go-ahead for negotiating a long-term defense agreement and security cooperation with China. The Pakistani cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met at the Governor house in Lahore on July 15 gave a green signal for negotiations with China, The Express Tribune reported
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