Pak-China Joint Air Exercise SHAHEEN-VI in full swing

September 14, 2017
Published in Pakistan




BEIJING: The Pak-China Joint Air Exercise Shaheen-VI, which commenced at China’s Korla Air Base, is in full swing. 

The PAF contingent, comprising combat Pilots, Air Defence Controllers and technical ground crew is participating in this bilateral exercise.

JF-17 Thunder, Mirage, F-7PG and ZDK aircraft from Pakistan Air Force along with People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) J-8, J-11, JH-7 and KJ-200 AWACS aircraft are taking part in the Air Exercise.

The exercise will further strengthen the working relationship between both the Air Forces and help in learning from each other experiences.

Pakistan Air Force emphasizes the combat training of its air and ground crew and regularly undertakes Air Exercises with Air Forces of friendly countries.

Shaheen-VI, is the sixth in the series of Joint Air Exercises with PLAAF, which is conducted each year in both countries on alternate basis. PLAAF contingent participated in 'Shaheen-V' which was conducted in Pakistan last year. – AAP
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