Pakistan Air Force

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes on routine training near Sargodha in Punjab province

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes on routine training near Sargodha in Punjab province

A little over a week ago, a senior PAF officer had embraced martyrdom when his aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on a routine operational flight.

Aug 17, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border

Pakistan has a long border with Iran, which in recent months, has expressed concern over militants operating along the Pakistani border. 

Jun 21, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
No airspace violation by Pakistani fighter jets in Siachen, says Indian Air Force

No airspace violation by Pakistani fighter jets in Siachen, says Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday categorically rejected reports of any airspace violation by the Pakistan fighter jets in Siachen after reports claimed that the neighbouring country's air chief flew over the region.

May 24, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Pakistan fighter jets fly close to Siachen Glacier; PAF Chief says response to Indian aggression will be remembered for generations

Pakistan fighter jets fly close to Siachen Glacier; PAF Chief says response to Indian aggression will be remembered for generations

At a time when Indo-Pak relations are hitting a boiling point, fighters jets of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) made flights near Siachen Glacier on Wednesday morning.

May 24, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

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 Air Force acquires 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets

The Pakistan Air Force has acquired 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets. Radio Pakistan reports that the fighter aircraft will be added to the fleet of 14 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force.

Feb 16, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Pakistan Air Force Mirage fighter jet crashes, pilot killed

Karachi; A Mirage fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force crashed on Tuesday while on a routine training flight, killing the pilot.

Oct 18, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Congress attacks BJP for buying only 36 Rafale jets

The Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP-led central government for buying only 36 Rafale fighter jets from France instead of the 126 finalised during the UPA era, saying the situation for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was becoming "critical and volatile".

Sep 24, 2016, 15:23 PM IST
Pakistan left nervous by India? `F-16 fighter jets fly over Islamabad`

Pakistan left nervous by India? `F-16 fighter jets fly over Islamabad`

India on Thursday claimed diplomatic victory over Pakistan at the United Nations amid deteriorating bilateral ties following the killing of 18 soldiers in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 23, 2016, 10:36 AM IST
India vs Pakistan: A comparison of military strengths

India vs Pakistan: A comparison of military strengths

How do India and Pakistan stack up against each other?

Sep 22, 2016, 15:43 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
Pakistan's lady fighter pilot Marium Mukhtiar dies in jet crash

Pakistan's lady fighter pilot Marium Mukhtiar dies in jet crash

The crash took place in Mianwali district, about 175 kilometres southwest of Islamabad.

Nov 25, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

20 militants killed in airstrikes in Pakistan

At least 20 militants were killed in airstrikes in two separate areas of Khyber Agency in Pakistan's northwest tribal regions on Saturday, defence officials said.

Nov 08, 2015, 06:09 AM IST

50 Years of 1965 Indo-Pak War: Indian Hunter vs Pakistan’s Saber Jets

Despite Indian Air Force’s small planes, India replied back hard to Pakistan in the battle of 1965.

Sep 23, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Pakistan detains 22 after Taliban air base attack

Twenty-two suspects have been detained in connection with a deadly attack on a Pakistan Air Force base claimed by the Taliban, officials said on Saturday.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Taliban attacks Pakistan Air Force base: As it happened

A group of heavily armed gunmen associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked a Pakistani Air Force base in the northwestern city of Peshawar early on Friday. The attackers tried to force their way into the Badaber Air Base. The security forces in Pakistan responded quickly to the attack and killed at least 13 terrorists in the ensuing operation.

Sep 18, 2015, 17:18 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
1965 Indo-Pak war: When Pakistani soldiers landed in Punjab to take over IAF bases

1965 Indo-Pak war: When Pakistani soldiers landed in Punjab to take over IAF bases

Though Pakistan continues to make tall claims regarding the 1965 war, an interesting report about the fate of nearly 180 soldiers of the hostile nation in their unsuccessful attempt to destroy three Indian air forces bases during the war tells otherwise.

Sep 08, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Suspicious vehicle breaches Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif`s convoy, driver detained

Pakistani authorities on Sunday detained a man on suspicion of attempting to ram Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s car as it was travelling in a security convoy, officials said.

Aug 02, 2015, 23:40 PM IST