Pakistani Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain said that Turkey is considering JF-17 fighter jets.
“They are considering this aircraft, because they know in detail about this aircraft. In future, let’s hope [for the procurement],” Hussain was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency Saturday.
“Turkey is procuring 52 Super Mushshak trainer aircraft from Pakistan. This aircraft is very popular in other countries of the world. Many countries [are] using this aircraft, and we are exporting, Hussain said.
Tanveer Hussain paid an official two day visit to Turkey to review ongoing bilateral defence programs between the two nations.
Pakistans potential purchase of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) T129 ATAK attack helicopters has reached the financial negotiation stage. “It is in the pipeline … [the process is] 90 percent complete,” and that the matter proceeded to financial proposals, which are being examined by Pakistan, Pakistans Minister of Defence Production (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain was quoted as saying by Quwa Sunday
UK based Kelvin Hughes has won a contract to supply its SharpEye Doppler radar system to the second of the Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid-class attack submarine) upgrade program. Working with Turkish defence contractor STM, the main contractor for the refurbishment programme, Kelvin Hughes will supply the SharpEye system to the first submarine in 2018 and the second in 2019
A Pakistani delegation visited Poland last week to discuss procurement of some 500,000-800,000 assault rifles in a requirement that could be worth US$2 billion. The potential of the acquisition and transfer of technology related to the production of small arms and ammunition was the main topic of talks between the board member of Maciej Lew-Mirski and the president of the Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF), PGZ SA said in a statement last Friday
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has received a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF-17 Thunder multi-role fighter at its Chengfei aircraft maintenance factory last Tuesday. Pakistan will soon get a major overhaul facility built at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) The fighter has been in service with the PF since 2007
Russian Helicopters has started trials of its Ansat lightweight multipurpose helicopter in a hot climate in Pakistan. "The trials aim to confirm the possibilities of operating the rotocraft in high air temperatures
The government of Pakistan has provided a sovereign guarantee for the sale of three JF-17 aircraft to Nigerian Air Force against a sum of $184.3 million
A top Chinese researcher has revealed details of the active electronically scanning array (AESA) phase array radar meant for the JF-17 fighter jet being manufactured in Pakistan under a Pakistani-Chinese partnership. The radar is a part of the Block III upgrade of the JF-17 whose design has been concluded and will likely enter serial production in the 2020-22 timeframe
The Pakistan-Chinese JF-17 ‘Thunder fighter aircraft has completed its Block-III design; an upgrade intended to match latest fourth-generation military jets such as the F-16V and Saab Gripen NG. The outgoing Chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman announced on Monday that the design of the JF-17 Block-III had been finalized after a period of “two-and-a-half years,” Associated Press of Pakistan reported
Pakistans new JF-17 “Thunder” combat aircraft has been deployed at the air forces Samungli Base near Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, last month, the Associated Press of Pakistan reports. The Number 28 Multirole Squadron stationed at Samungli Base officially inducted the combat aircraft in a ceremony on February 28
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has released the specifications for its home-grown next generation fighter jet, TFX officially known as the Milli Muharebe Uçağı (National Combat Aircraft). According to the official specifications mentioned on the companys website, the TFX, the maximum take-off weight of the aircraft will be greater than 60,000 lb (27, 215 kgs), and will fly at the speed of 2 machs, a length of 19 meters and a wingspan of 12 meters
The Pakistan Navy has launched a 600 tonne maritime patrol vessel (MPV) for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). The vessel is "a multi-mission vessel with a steel hull and aluminum super structure," read a statement issued by the navy's media wing, adding that "the length of the vessel is 68
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