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JF-17 thunder jets inducted in Pakistan Air Force

February 17, 2017

A ceremony to hand over JF-17 Thunder jets to 14-Squadron of Pakistan Air Force was held at Kamra Airbase on Thursday. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif attended the ceremony as chief guest. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amman was also present. The Defence Minister inspected the guard of honour followed by an...

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New Wave of Terrorism: Pakistan Army intensifies search and combing operations

February 17, 2017

Following the string of terrorist attacks across Pakistan the military apparatus has intensified operations across the country. According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) branch of the Pakistan Army, a high-level meeting was held on Friday chaired by the Corps Commander Rawalpindi and attended by senior officials of law enforcement...

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Sehwan Sharif blast: Army summons Afghan officials, hands over list of 76 terrorists

February 17, 2017

Pakistan army on Friday summoned Afghan embassy officials and handed over a list of 76 terrorists hiding in the neighbouring country.According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Deputy Head of Mission and other officials of the Afghan embassy were summoned to the Pakistani Army headquarters in Rawalpindi to lodge protest against the use of...

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Nation’s blood to be revenged immediately: COAS

February 17, 2017

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said “each drop of the nation’s blood shall be revenged and revenged immediately.” The Army chief’s statement came after a suicide bombing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar claimed the lives of 72 people. “No more restraint for anyone,” the Army chief was quoted...

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Three Pakistan Army soldiers killed in Balochistan’s Awaran

February 17, 2017

Three Pakistan Army personnel were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED), targeting an army convoy, exploded in Balochistan’s Awaran district on Thursday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The killed were identified as Captain Taha, Sepoy Kamran Satti and Sepoy Mehtar Jan.Two other soldiers were also injured in the...

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Senegal air chief lauds PAF’s professionalism

February 16, 2017

The visiting Chief of Air Staff, Senegalese Air Force, Brigadier Gen Birame DIOP on Thursday lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and expressed his desire to enhance mutual cooperation between the two air forces.   According to a PAF spokesperson, the visiting dignitary expressed these views during his meeting with Chief of...

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COAS appreciates Pakistan’s Strategic Program: ISPR

February 16, 2017

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Strategic Plans Divisions on Monday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). General Bajwa was received by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Mazher Jamil and was given a detailed briefing regarding the various facets of Pakistan’s Strategic Program. COAS underlined the centrality of the...

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Nigar Johar becomes the third female major general in Pakistan’s history

February 16, 2017

General Nigar Johar has become the third woman officer in the history of Pakistan Army to reach the rank of major general. Gen Johar was among the 25 brigadiers who were recently promoted to the rank of major general. She belongs to the Army Medical Corps and has progressed over the years to reach...

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Three Pakistan Army soldiers killed by Indian firing across the LoC

February 16, 2017

Three Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in Indian firing across the Line of Control (LoC), said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday evening. The incident occurred in the Thoob sector of Bhimber district. ISPR identified the slain soldiers as Naik Ghulam Rasool, Naik Imran zafar and Sepoy Imam Buksh. The...

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US Sec Def commends Sacrifices of Pak Armed Forces

February 9, 2017

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and US Secretary of Defence, James Mattis had a twenty minutes telephone conversation says the ISPR, Military wing of Pakistani Army . COAS congratulated the secretary on assumption of new responsibility and expressed the hope that his vast experience in the field will be of...

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Pakistan Army Promotions: 37 Brigadiers promoted to Major General rank

February 9, 2017

nter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the armed forces’ public relations wing, on Thursday announced the elevation of 37 brigadiers to the major general rank. The promotions were decided in a meeting of the Army’s promotion board, held at General Headquarters, Rawalpindi, with Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa presiding over the proceedings....

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Aman-17 int’l exercise kick starts

February 9, 2017

Pakistan Navy hosts a five day international naval exercise named Aman-17 in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Karachi from tomorrow. The multinational exercise, themed “Together for peace,” will feature harbour and sea phases including a variety of activities namely Search & Rescue (SAR) Operations, gunnery drills, anti-piracy demonstrations, replenishment at sea (RAS)...

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Ceasefire violations by India threaten stability, warns Pak Army

February 9, 2017

The Army has warned that renewed ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary (WB) pose a threat to regional stability. The observation was made by the military’s top brass at the monthly corps commanders’ conference at the General Headquarters on Wednesday. Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed...

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Pakistan Army strong enough to defend itself against India, says Chinese expert

February 9, 2017

Despite India’s Cold Start military doctrine, nuclear-armed Pakistan is militarily strong enough to defend its sovereignty and it will not be a one-sided victory as assumed by New Delhi, a top Chinese strategic analyst told the state media. The Cold Start doctrine is an Indian armed forces’ manoeuvre developed to swiftly seize the Pakistani...

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Join Pakistan Army through 140 PMA Long Course

February 9, 2017

Registration has been started for 140 PMA Long course. Now candidates can apply for 140 PMA Long course, the details for 140 PMA Long course are given below:   1 1. Eligibility Conditions a. Age as on 1 Nov 2017 Education Age Age Relaxation (1) Intermediate or Equivalent 17-22 Years Relaxable for three months...

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Members of Civil Society Laud Professionalism of Pak Army

February 8, 2017

A group of representatives from civil society spent a day out with troops at Lahore Garrison. The programme was aimed at introducing them the military life and to further enhance their confidence in defence capability of Pakistan Army. The day started with wreath laying by visitors at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. Later, they witnessed a combat demonstration...

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PAF holds seminar on aviation safety in Pakistan

February 7, 2017

Islamabad: Pakistan Air Force in collaboration with Royal Aeronautical Society arranged a seminar on the topic of Aviation Safety in Pakistan held at Nur Khan Auditorium, Air Headquarters, Islamabad, says a press release. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, was the chief guest on the occasion. Air...

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Army, Rangers ready to give befitting response to any misadventure: COAS

February 7, 2017

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Lahore Garrison on Friday where he spoke with troops and reiterated the Pakistan Army’s resolve to always “come up to the expectations of the people of Pakistan.” According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) branch of the Pakistan...

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Pak Army releases song to express solidarity with people of Kashmir

February 6, 2017

The Pakistan Army on Saturday released a song to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir a day before Pakistan observes Kashmir Day. Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), also posted the song on official social media accounts of the military’s media wing with a message of solidarity...

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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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