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What else Pak is getting from Washington

Mar 25, 2007

Thought it was a good time to do an update on all the military booty that Pakistan is getting from Uncle Sam. Here’s the full list of equipment either on order or in the pipeline or requested for by Pakistan…

JF-17s At Last

JF-17s At Last

Mar 25, 2007

Two JF-17 Thunders flew on Pakistan Day on March 23 in Islamabad. The two fighters were flown in from Chengdu on March 12 for further test and evaluation flights. Of course, President Musharraf had to stick it to everyone and…

Astra BVRAAM Tests Continue

Astra BVRAAM Tests Continue

Mar 24, 2007

The Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) will go through its a series of tests on March 26 and March 27 at Complex II of the Integrated Test Range off Orissa’s coast. This is great news. News about the…

The Sun Sets on the IAF’s Rakshak

The Sun Sets on the IAF’s Rakshak

Mar 22, 2007

I was looking up some old stuff the other day and came upon the rare Sept-Oct 1984 edition of Air University Review journal. A particular piece about the IAF’s then impending modernisation struck me. I quote from the article by…

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