Pakistan Military & Defence News -

Case of woman suspect over PAF Camp attack sent to special court

June 14, 2016

An anti-terrorism court here has referred the case of a female suspected facilitator, who was arrested over the last year militant attack on the Pakistan Air Force camp in Badabher, to the special court under the Protection of Pakistan Act (PPA). The court issued the order after a special prosecutor informed it that the...

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Pakistan Air Force takes part in multinational exercise in Turkey

June 14, 2016

Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan attended the Turkish Air Force’s multinational exercise Anatolian Eagle in Turkey. Held in Konya from May 26 to June 10, hosted by Turkish Air Force while air arms of NATO, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Italy and the...

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Hafiz Saeed asks Army to shoot down American drones

June 14, 2016

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Mohammad Hafiz Saeed, led prayers at a mosque in Islamabad on Friday and called on Pakistan Army to shoot down any American drones entering Pakistani territory. The anti-U.S. rhetoric came as the U.S. special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan visited Islamabad for the first time since last month’s killing of Afghan...

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Pakistan to raise 22 additional wings of Civil-Armed forces for CPEC security

June 14, 2016

Pakistan’s junior minister of Interior Muhammad Balighur Rehman has said that 22 additional wings of Civil Armed Forces will be raised to ensure security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CEPC) projects. The Senate resumed its session in Islamabad on Monday after two days break with Mian Raza Rabbani in the chair. Convener Special Committee...

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Pakistan, Afghan soldiers clash at Khyber Pass border: officials

June 14, 2016

Pakistani and Afghan soldiers clashed overnight at the main border crossing at the end of the Khyber Pass, officials said on Monday, with at least one killed and several wounded, further straining relations between the militancy-plagued neighbors. One Afghan soldier was killed and six were wounded, an Afghan official said. The Pakistani army said...

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Promotion Board Meeting: 30 Colonels gets promotion to Brigadier Rank

June 6, 2016

As many as 30 colonels of Pakistan army have been promoted to the rank of brigadier, ISPR the media wing of Pakistani Military said on Sunday. According to ISPR, a meeting of the army promotion board was held on Sunday with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif in the chair. The...

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Pakistan Army claims Air Strikes in Khyber

June 22, 2015
Six GBU-38 munitions are dropped by a B-1B Lancer aircraft onto an insurgent torture house and prison in Northern Zambraniyah, Iraq, March 10, 2008. The munitions drop was cleared by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joseph Aton, a joint terminal attack controller from Fort Hood Texas, and deployed with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway) (Released)

Airstrikes on Friday killed 20 militants in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, the military said, part of a massive ongoing operation against the Taliban. The strikes took place in Khyber Agency, where the military began its latest offensive in October 2014 carrying out airstrikes and using artillery, mortars and ground troops. “Twenty terrorists including...

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PM Congratulates Army on Zarb-e-Azb Anniversary

June 15, 2015

As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday congratulated his compatriots and the armed forces on completion of the first year of the military operation codenamed Zarb-e-Azb, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif declared 2015 as ‘the year of victory’ against terrorists. In a statement issued by the PM House, PM Nawaz said Zarb-e-Azb is a manifestation...

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Will Take an Eye for an Eye: COAS Roars

June 11, 2015

Vigorously responding to India’s hostile rhetoric coupled with covert and overt actions to destabilise Pakistan, the military and political leadership of Pakistan has warned its time-tested rival India against indulging in any sort of misadventure against Pakistan to disrupt regional peace. Meeting at the formation commanders’ conference at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on...

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Gen. Rashad visits Pakistan Navy War College Lahore

June 10, 2015

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Rashad Mahmood Monday visited PN (Pakistan Navy) staff course at Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore. While addressing the participating officers, the Chairman highlighted the security contours of Pakistan, said an ISPR press release issued here. He said that the Armed Forces were fully capable to face...

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