PAKISTAN AIR FORCE
IAF pilots killed in friendly fire conferred gallantry award
On February 27, 2019, an Mi17 helicopter crashed in Budgam in which six personnel onboard were killed. This happened during heightened tension between India and Pakistan. The incident took place in the fog of war or what is often called blue on blue in military parlance a day after the Indian Air Force hit terror camps in Pakistan. As the Pakistan Air Force retaliated, there was an aerial dogfight.
Pakistan Air Force jet crashes; 2 pilots killed
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Pakistan's National Assembly passes bills to extend General Bajwa's tenure
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Pakistan ISPR recruits youth for cyber propaganda war on India
The ISPR, Pakistan Army's media wing, is organising competition every month to award youths whose tweets get retweeted the most. The prizes include job and contracts in Fauzi Foundation. More than 100,000 people have participated in these competitions.
Indian Army chief's remark of 'preemptively strike' right 'irresponsible', says Pakistan
In an exclusive interview to PTI, Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday said India reserves the right to "preemptively strike" at sources of terror. He asserted that a "new normal" in the country's response mechanism to acts of cross-border terrorism has already been "emphatically" displayed.
Defence in 2019: Balakot air strikes, CDS and military modernisation
The strike by India's warplanes on a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan on February 26 to avenge the killing of 40 paramilitary personnel in Kashmir and the Pakistani Air Force's subsequent retaliation the next day triggered fears of a war between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Pakistan rolls out first batch of dual-seat fighter jets manufactured in collaboration with China
To mark the occasion, a grand ceremony was held at the Aircraft Manufacturing Factory in Kamra near Islamabad on Friday, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) said in a statement.
Govt rejected IAF proposal to strike Pakistan after 26/11: BS Dhanoa
Former IAF chief BS Dhanoa said on Friday the government had rejected a proposal of the air force to strike Pakistani terrorist camps after 26/11. “We knew where the terror camps were located in Pakistan and were ready. But it is a political decision whether to carry out a strike or not,’’ he said. Dhanoa was the air chief between December 31, 2016, and September 30, 2019.
IAF will continue to play critical role in security domain: Air Chief
"The Indian Air Force will continue to play a critical role in the security domain and you will be part of the core set of people who will be called upon to deliver," he said at the Combined Graduation Parade held at Air Force Academy, Dundigal near Hyderabad.
Army was ready to hit Pakistan had ammunition dump been attacked in February 27 aerial combat
Following the aerial combat on February 27, Pakistan said its military planes deliberately did not attack Indian defence installations and that the raid was carried out to send a strong message to New Delhi.
India was ready to attack Pakistan Army posts after Balakot: Former IAF chief BS Dhanoa
"Since the PAF had targeted military installations on the 27th of February (a day after India struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed camp near Balakot), the Pakistan Army had now become a legitimate target and had their strikes been successful, we would have put a considerable weight of attack on their forward brigades,'' Dhanoa said.
US reprimanded Pakistan for misusing F-16s: Report
"While we understand from you that these aircraft movements were done in support of national defense objectives, the US government considers the relocation of aircraft to non-US government authorised bases concerning and inconsistent with the F-16 Letter of Offer and Acceptance," Andrea Thompson, said in his letter.
'Bigg Boss', 'Kabir Singh', Abhinandan & Sara Ali Khan: All things Indian that were most searched in Pakistan in 2019
Singer Adnan Sami also featured on Google's 'Year in Search' in Pakistan.
After Balakot show, government to have more desi eyes in the sky
The ‘eye in the sky’ project — an aircraft-mounted radar that can look deep into enemy territory and direct combat assets for a strike — is set to get a boost with the defence ministry likely to clear next week the acquisition of two Airbus A330 platforms that will be modified by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Sri Lanka’s India ties hinge on Pakistan policy under Gotabaya
Pakistan was quick to congratulate Rajapaksa on his victory, like India, and expressed the hope that the new dispensation in Colombo would reverse some of the earlier decisions vis-à-vis Pakistan, according to people aware of the matter.
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