Pakistan on Thursday test-fired the Ghaznavi ballistic missile, with the ability to deliver multiple types of warheads and a range of nearly 300km.
“Pakistan successfully carried out night training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto 290 kms,” the Inter Services Public Relations wing of the Pakistan military announced.
The Ghaznavi missile has been described by experts as being a derivative of the Chinese M-11 missile exported to Pakistan in the early 1990s. While having shorter range than other Pakistani ballistic missiles, the Ghaznavi can be transported and launched via road-mobile vehicles.
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
Pakistan has reopened its airspace to civil aviation with immediate effect the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan announced in a statement Tuesday. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes,” according to a notice to airmen (NOTAMS) published on the authoritys website
Pakistan Air Force (PAF)s JF-17 Block 3s first flight has been planned for the end of 2019, BulgarianMilitary.com reported from Islamabad
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Following mysterious airdrop of ammunition, grenades, rifles and fake currency in the Indo-Pakistan border state of Punjab on Sunday, Indias Border Security Force (BSF) has asked its troops to shoot down any drone intruding into Indian airspace. The BSF guards the 180km of the International Border (IB) with Pakistan along with the Indian army
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