Shahid Kapoor,who is
playing rpt playing the role of a combat aircraft pilot in his
upcoming film "Mousam", was thrilled when he flew in the
Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter aircraft at the Aero India show
Pakistan has acquired
sophisticated air-to-air missiles from the US for its newly
inducted F-16 fighter jets, a move which will bolster its
defence capabilities "manifold", an official said on Tuesday.
Asserting that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is a sign of burgeoning relationship between the two countries, the Pentagon on Thursday said that another USD 600 million is en route to Islamabad in the next few weeks.
The US Wednesday unveiled the first of the 18 new F-16 fighter aircraft being produced for Islamabad even as the Pakistan Army has raised serious concern over the conditions imposed for military aid through the Kerry-Lugar bill.
US aerospace major Lockheed Martin Monday began flying its three fighter F-16s here for trials of the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRC) that the IAF wants to buy, to replace its ageing MiG-21 fleet.