The Indian Air Force has claimed to have shot down a Pakistan Air Force’ F-16 fighter jet in retaliatory fire 3 Kilometers within Pakistan territory in Nowshera sector.
Pakistan has claimed to have shot down two Indian aircraft ‘inside Pakistani airspace’ early this morning after the Indian Air Force crossed the Line of Control, Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated claiming that it undertook the strikes across the LoC from within the Pakistani airspace.
Radio Pakistan released a video which it claims is of a captured Indian pilot. "I am Wing Commander Abhinandan, I am IAF officer. My service No is 27 981," the man in the video issued by the Pakistan army says.
While there is no official confirmation from the Indian government, an Indian news agency, ANI, stated, "IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan took off in a MiG 21 Bison jet today, he is yet to return," quoting unnamed sources as saying.
A Pakistani Air Force F-16 fighter jet was shot down by Indian Air defence forces in Rajouri sector of Jammu region on Wednesday morning, unnamed officials were quoted as saying by ANI on its Twitter account Wednesday.
The aircraft was brought down in Jhangar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri sector, officials in the Indian Army said. Details were awaited.
"In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace. One of the aircraft fell inside AJ&K while other fell inside IOK. One Indian pilot arrested by troops on ground while two in the area," Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted.
Israeli firm Rafael will be setting up a new facility in south Indian city of Hyderabad for its ARC subsidiary to execute a $30 million Indian Air Force (IAF) communications deal that was inked in 2017. Rafael's BNet communications systems classified as software, are customised to meet operational requirements of the IAF
India today deployed an indigenously-made Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEWACS) mounted on an Embraer aircraft in the aerial strike against terror group based in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir making it the first time such a system has been used in combat by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The IAF on Tuesday carried out pre-dawn air strikes on terror camps in Balakot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti, across the Line of Control (the unofficial border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir region) using 12 Dassault Mirage 2000 single-engine multirole fighter jets guided by Heron UAVs and an Embraer EMB-145 AWACS aircraft, various media reported
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The United States will by stationing 60 technical personnel in Pakistan to provide technical support services and to ensure 24/7 end use monitoring of its F-16 fighter jets sold to Islamabad. The State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for Technical Security Team (TST) in continued support of the F-16 program for an estimated cost of $125 million
The United States (US) defense personnel recently counted Pakistani F-16 fighters and found none of the jets missing, contradicting Indias claim that it had downed a Pak F-16 during the aerial combat between the countries in February. “Pakistan invited the US to physically count its F-16 planes after the incident as part of an end-user agreement signed when the foreign military sale was finalized,”
Pakistan is not restricted to use F-16 fighter jets against any nation other than the United States and its NATO allies, the Express Tribune reported Tuesday. Concerns had been raised whether Pakistan can use F-16s against India after the recent skirmish between the two countries, but Pakistani armed forces are "fully authorized" to use the aircraft against India, according to tweet posted by a user,
The Indian Air Force on Thursday displayed a portion of Raytheon manufactured AIM-120C-5 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) claiming it as an evidence that Pakistan engaged its F-16 fighter jets in the recent airstrikes in Indian airspace. In a joint press conference by the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force, pieces of F-16 AMRAAM air-to-air missile was displayed before the media as the evidence that falsified Pakistani claims of not using F-16 fighters to target India
The Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today confirmed shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet using an Indian Air Force MiG-21 while losing another MiG-21 during the engagement. “The Pakistan Air Force targeted Indian military installations this morning
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