Pakistan, to increase its defensive capabilities, has started preparing
intercontinental missile with a range of 7000 kilometres.
According to sources, the
intercontinental missile has a range of 7000 kilometres and is capable
of hitting its target falling within its range. The missile can contain
nuclear as well as traditional warheads. The missile has been termed a
significant milestone for the defence of the country and is believed to
strengthen the defence. According to sources, the missile would soon be
PAF to get airborne refullers next year: Pakistan Air Force plans to
induct four Chinese airborne refullers next year, in a move to counter
the Indian Air Forces’ enhanced capabilities after New Delhi acquired
six similar aircraft, an Indian news agency quoted the PAF chief as
Air Chief Marshal Qamar Suleman underlined that the airborne refullers were necessary to match the IAF capabilities.
“This is an absolutely new capability which we are inducting. We never
had this capability in the PAF,” Suleman added, maintaining, in order to
match the IAF’s acquisition of the first of three Airborne Warning and
Control Systems (AWACS), the PAF would receive four Chinese systems
between 2011 and 2012.
He also termed as “alarming” the IAF’s intention of purchasing 126
medium multi-role combat aircraft, saying Pakistan needed “to have