Five terrorist killed by Pakistan Air Force

As part of the ongoing crackdown on militants, the Pakistan Air Force has killed five terrorists in Khyber Agency, along the border with Afghanistan, media reported on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Pakistan inducts 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets to air force

Pakistan today inducted 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets jointly manufactured with China to its air force with the Defence Minister asserting that the country was ready to safeguard borders against any aggression.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
Uri attack: Jittery Pakistan shuts airspace, motorways; PAF fighter jets conduct drill

Uri attack: Jittery Pakistan shuts airspace, motorways; PAF fighter jets conduct drill

The PAF exercises come at a time when tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours are running high after the Uri terror attack.

Sep 22, 2016, 15:26 PM IST

22 terrorists killed in Pakistan

 At least 22 terrorists were killed in military airstrikes carried out in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, the media reported on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Terrorists attack Pakistan Air Force base in Peshawar

Pakistan’s PAF Airbus attacked by 10 terrorists. 3 terrorists are killed in action. A perimeter has been set by Pakistani military near the ground zero.

Sep 18, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

New Pak air chief Sohail Aman assumes charge

 Pakistan's new chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Thursday took command of the PAF here.

Mar 19, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Pak inducts China-built Eagle AWACS into air force

Pakistan air force on Thursday inducted the advanced China-built Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft, capable of detecting hostile aerial and sea surface targets far before ground-based radars regardless of their height.

Feb 26, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer killed

 The bullet-riddled body of a kidnapped Pakistan Air Force officer was found in Balochistan province, media reported Thursday.

Jan 08, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Pakistan completes induction of 13 F-16 fighter jets into air force

Pakistan on Wednesday completed the induction of 13 frontline F-16 fighter jets into its air force, augmenting its aerial defence capability.

May 21, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Purge extremists within Pakistani military

A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force vehicle in Peshawar city.

Sep 21, 2012, 12:02 PM IST

US arms aid reducing gap between IAF, PAF: Browne

Terming US arms aid to Pakistan as
a challenge, India on Friday said the latest F-16s, missiles and
munition being supplied to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) could
"reduce the technological gap" with the IAF.

Oct 01, 2010, 18:30 PM IST

PAF sending F-16 squadron for US air exercise

PAF’s F-16s would fly across the Atlantic Ocean to participate in ‘Red Flag’.

Jul 11, 2010, 15:22 PM IST

PAF deploys air-to-air refuelling aircraft

The Pakistan Air Force on Sunday
deployed its first air-to-air refuelling aircraft during an
ongoing air exercise, with officials describing the event as a
"milestone" in the enhancement of the force’s capabilities.

Mar 21, 2010, 22:14 PM IST

Pak to roll out first indigenous JF-17 from month end: PAF

Pakistan would roll out its first indigenous JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft from the Kamra Aeronautical Centre by the end of this month, Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, has said.

Nov 08, 2009, 12:52 PM IST

Pak to induct 4 airborne refullers to fight Taliban: PAF

Pakistan Air Force plans to
induct four airborne refullers, "an absolute new capability"
creating "the right kind of deterrence" against the militants,
the PAF chief has said.

Aug 11, 2009, 22:16 PM IST