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PAF Suspends Its Air Force Development Plan

PAF Mirage-III Rose-I With Refueling Probes Due to financial constraints and non release of funds by the federal government, the Pakistan Air force (PAF) has suspended its up gradation and development plan called “Air Force Development Plan 2025,” says a report of the Senate’s standing committee on defence Thursday.The committee quoted Air Chief marshal Tahir Rafique in its report, who, ...

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Turkey’s TAI Reveals Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft Designs

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has displayed concept designs for Turkey’s indigenous fifth generation F-X fighter programme at the IDEF 2013 defence exhibition, the first they have been shown publically.TAI displayed images of three different potential single seat concept designs: a single engine, conventionally laid out aircraft; a single engine aircraft, equipped with canards; and a twin engine, conventionally laid out ...

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Saudi Arabia To Get Anka Ucav and AltayTank From Turkey

Altay Tank Army Chief of Staff Gen. Hussein Bin Abdullah Al Gobail of Saudi Arabia paid an official visit to Ankara last week. He met with his counterpart the Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Ozel. He was also accepted by President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to the daily newspaper, Vatan, such a high level ...

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India To Get US-2 Military Plane From Japan

ShinMaywa US-2 Japan is close to signing an agreement to supply amphibious planes to India, a report said Monday, in what would be the first sale of hardware used by the military since a weapons export ban was imposed.During a four-day visit to Tokyo by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, starting Monday, the two sides are setting up firm plans ...

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Iran to Start Mass-Production of New Air Defense System Bavar 373

The production line of the new system, Herz (Protector) 9, will be inaugurated in a special ceremony attended by the country’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi tomorrow. Last Tuesday, the Iranian defense ministry announced that Iran plans to unveil five new defensive achievements in coming days. Also, a senior Iranian military commander announced last month that the country would unveil a ...

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Pakistan Starts Building Parts For Turkish Drones ANKA

Pakistan, which has being working on drone technology and  much of the its past decade has sought to acquire unmanned aerial vehicles (UCAV), a platform used by the US in Pakistan despite numerous protests by the government, has started export of drone parts. Turkey ANKA UCAV On Monday, officials at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Kamra handed over the first ...

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