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News and Articles 2007

 
JANUARY
  • Northrop Grumman to Provide PAF F-16 with Fire Control Radar Systems (Jan 10)
  • Women in the Air Force (Jan 16)
  • Pakistan Chooses Raytheon's Proven Air Defense Missiles to Secure Borders (Jan 16)
  • Pakistan Buying 700 U.S Missiles for $284 Million (Jan 21)
  • Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Loses its Thunder, as Russians say Nyet (Jan 23)
  • Nishan-I-Imtiaz (Military) Conferred upon Commander Turkish Air Force (Jan 23)
  • Stuck in Sichuan - Pakistani JF-17 Program Grounded (Jan 25)
FEBRUARY
  • PAF Fighter Jet Crashes near Jhang (Feb 7)
  • Delivery of F-16 Jets to Start next Month (Feb 9)
  • Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Achieves Capability of k-8 Aircraft Overhaul (Feb 10)
  • Pakistan Ordered Six Saab 2000 Equipped with Erieye AEW Systems (Feb 12)
  • French Chief Of Naval Staff Calls On CAS (Feb 13)
  • Bird Hit Causes the Crash Of PAF F-7 Fighter Aircraft (Feb 15)
  • PAF Aircraft Crash (Feb 16)
  • PAF & US Air Force to Co–Host International Coalition Conference (Feb 18)
  • Indian Air Force Scrambles for Long Range BVR Missiles (Feb 20)
  • PAF will be Made a Hard Hitting Air Force - CAS (Feb 23)
MARCH
  • JF-17 Arrived in Pakistan (Mar 2)
  • PAF F-7 Crashes, Pilot Martyred (Mar 13)
  • PAF is Destined To Play a Pivotal Role in the Defence of Pakistan (Mar 14)
  • China Expresses Satisfaction on JF-17 Induction in PAF (Mar 21)
  • We have no Offensive Designs Against Anyone - Musharraf (Mar 21)
  • Government Confers various Awards on PAF Officers (Mar 22)
  • Pakistan Day Celebrated (Mar 23)
  • PAF will be made Hard Hitting Air Force - Air Chief (Mar 27)
  • Pakistan Seeks more Chinese FC-1 & J-10 Fighter Jets (Mar 29)
  • PAF Provides Ample Opportunities to Achieve Professional Expertise (Mar 29)
  • Pakistan to Start JF-17 Production from next Year (Mar 31)
  • Pakistan Air Force to Induct High-Tech Aircraft Soon (Mar 31)
APRIL
  • PAF to Induct High-Tech Aircraft Soon (Apr 1)
  • 29th Chief Air Staff Golf Championship from April 6 (Apr 3)
  • Electronic Warfare System Upgrade for Pakistani F-16s (Apr 3)
  • $78 Million for ECM on Pakistani F-16s (Apr 4)
  • CAS Decorated With the Emirates Medal of the First Order (Apr 9)
  • Pakistan Conducts Live Missile Firing Exercise (Apr 16)
  • J-10 Fighter to be Fitted with a Chinese-Made Engine (Apr 17)
  • New Fighter Squadron Added to PAF (Apr 19)
  • Navy and Air Force Fight city’s Pollution (Apr 19)
  • Pakistan to Export JF-17 Thunder Aircraft (Apr 20)
  • PAF Committed to Provide Invincible Defence shield to Pakistan (Apr 21)
  • Azerbaijan to Buy JF-17 Multirole Fighters from Pakistan (Apr 24)
  • PAF Fighter Jet Crashes (Apr 25)
  • Finally, RD-93 Engine to Power JF-17 Multirole Aircraft (Apr 26)
  • Commander Royal Brunei Air Force Visits Air Headquarters (Apr 26)
  • Russia has officially sanctioned China to re-export RD-93 engines (Apr 27)
MAY
  • Pakistan Joins List of Sniper ATP Customers (May 1)
  • Graduation Ceremony Held at Flying Instructors School, PAF (May 2)
  • Competitors set for AMC Rodeo 2007 (May 4)
  • Royal Jordanian Air Force's Commander visits Air Headquarters (May 7)
  • Jordanian Air Force Commander conferred with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (May 8)
  • Pakistan to Recieve Five C-130 Avionics Kits (May 8)
  • PAF Lost 11 Aircraft to Bird Strikes in 2006 (May 10)
  • Pakistan Air Force to be Transformed by 2012 (May 14)
  • U.S gives Pakistan 18 Sniper Spy Pods for F-16s (May 14)
  • Kamra Avionics and Radar Factory Overhauls First AN/TPS-43G Radar (May 15)
  • USA to Upgrade Pakistan's F-16 Fighter Jets (May 16)
  • U.S Awards Pakistan F-16s Contract to Lockheed Martin (May 16)
  • Chief of Air Staff Bestows Non-Operational Military Awards (May 18)
  • Pakistan to Get C-130 Cockpit Kits from U.S (May 21)
  • Saab Renegotiate Surveillance Contract with Pakistan (May 29)
  • Defense Budget for 2007-8 to be Increased by Rs 30 Billion (May 30)
  • Sweden Finalizes Saab 2000 AEW&C Contract With Pakistan (May 30)
JUNE
  • Two Air Commodores Promoted (Jun 5)
  • PAF Jet Crashes near Peshawar (Jun 8)
  • Air Commodore Aftab Hussain has been Promoted to Air Vice Marshal (Jun 10)
  • PAF gets Refurbished US UH-1H Huey Helicopters (Jun 12)
  • Media must Portray Positive Image of Country - Musharraf (Jun 14)
  • Pakistan Pilots get Bravery Award (Jun 15)
  • Some F-16s Delivered by U.S, Says Kasuri (Jun 21)
JULY
  • Pakistan Army Continues Relief, Rescue Operation in Balochistan (Jul 1)
  • PAF Plays Constructive Role in Defence, Combating natural Calamities (Jul 3)
  • PAF Carried out 50 Sorties for Relief, Rescue (Jul 3)
  • AVM Hifazat Promoted as Air Marshal (Jul 4)
  • U.S starts Delivery of F-16s to Pakistan (Jul 10)
  • Government to Provide Resources to Modernise PAF (Jul 24)
AUGUST
  • Russian Engines to Fly to Pakistan (Aug 4)
  • PAF Launches Book to Celebrate 60 Years of Service (Aug 6)
  • Home-grown JF-17 Aircraft Better than Existing F-16 - Tanvir (Aug 7)
  • Pakistan Expects 18 F-16s by End 2008 (Aug 9)
  • JF-17 Aircraft Better than Existing F-16 - Tanvir (Aug 9)
  • Pakistan Air Force to Spend 9 Billion Dollars to Modernize (Aug 19)
SEPTEMBER
  • PAF F-7 Fighter Aircraft Crashes, Pilot Killed (Sep 5)
  • PAF Jet Manoeuvres Revive ’65 Memories (Sep 6)
  • U.S Renews Fighter Exports to Pakistan (Sep 8)
  • PAF Mindful of Challenges ahead, says Air Chief (Sep 9)
  • PAF's No 17 Squadron Celebrates Golden Jubilee (Sep 9)
  • Pakistan Air Force Chooses MBDA Spada 2000 Air Defence System (Sep 11)
  • Pakistan looking for French Equipment for the Thunder (Sep 14)
  • Pakistan Opted for F-16 than JAS Gripen (Sep 16)
  • Pakistan & U.S to Enhance Defence Cooperation (Sep 19)
  • France Cooperating with Pakistan in various Fields (Nov 19)
OCTOBER
  • Pakistan to Continue Modernization of its Armed Forces - PM (Oct 3)
  • Pakistan Ranked First in Arms Sales, Deliveries to Developing World in 2006 (Oct 3)
  • French Arms Deal with Pakistan Risks U.S Ire (Oct 10)
  • General Majid visits Air Headquarters (Oct 11)
  • Pakistan Air Force Strikes in North Waziristan (Oct 12)
  • PAF Inter-Squadron Armament Competition (Oct 22)
  • Italian Companies Find Foothold in Pakistani Market (Oct 22)
  • U.S Delivers 30 Helicopters to Pakistan (Oct 23)
  • Royal Air Force Chief visiting Pakistan (Oct 26)
  • UK Air Chief visits PAF Headquarters (Oct 27)
  • Royal Air Force Chief visits PAF Base, PAC (Oct 27)
NOVEMBER
  • Scores Dead after Pakistan Fighting (Nov 1)
  • U.S Suspends Defence Talks with Pakistan (Nov 5)
  • Jet Sales to Pakistan Haunt Canberra (Nov 7)
  • F-16 sqn wins PAF Inter-Squadron Armament Competition yet again (Nov 8)
  • Prime Minister Watches PAF Firepower At Sonmiani Range (Nov 10)
  • Pakistan’s new F-16 Shipment to Close era of Chinese Reliance (Nov 11)
  • Air Marshal Shahid Lateef appointed Vice Chief of Air Staff (Nov 15)
  • Pakistan’s Defence is Impregnable - Soomro (Nov 19)
  • China to re-export Russian Jet Engines to Pakistan (Nov 20)
  • Pakistan Defence Doctrine based on Minimum Credible Deterrence (Nov 26)
  • New VVIP Jet Acquired (Nov 29)
  • Pakistan Considers mix of Chinese, French Weapons for its JF-17s (Nov 29)
  • Four Air Commodores Promoted to Air Vice Marshal Rank (Nov 30)
DECEMBER
  • Rockets Fired at Pakistan Air Force Base (Dec 9)
  • PAF F-7 Fighter Aircraft Crashes near Samundri (Dec 15)
  • Pakistan and China to further strengthen defence ties (Dec 15)
  • U.S says it will get money to aid Pakistan (Dec 20)
  • No restrictions on sale of F-16, TOW missiles, says U.S (Dec 23)
  • Pakistan, Peru Want to Buy Retired A-37s (Dec 24)
 
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