“With regard to the existing squadron strength, we are down to 25
squadrons today while Pakistan Air Force has 26 squadrons of operational
combat fleet,” the committee pointed out.
The standing committee on defence in its report observed that the national security was being compromised.
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According to the committee, one of the reasons for the plight of their
combatant strength in the skies is the considerable delay in procurement
of various platforms.
The 33-member panel said, “Our capability in contrast to our neighbors is eroding quickly.”
The committee members were concerned to know about the strategy being
pursued to fill the huge gaps in sanctioned and existing trainer