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Three people injured after Russian official hits motorcycle in Islamabad

An official of the Russian Embassy hit a motorcycle while driving in Islamabad, injuring all three passengers. The injured party included a Pakistan Air Force airman, identified as Riaz, his wife and daughter. They were taken to the PAF Hospital. According to the police, the accident occurred on Margalla Road. The official is the third…

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Two pilot killed as PAF training jet crashes at Peshawar Air Base

A Pakistan Air Force training jet crashed on Tuesday at the Peshawar Air Base, killing two pilots. “The Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft, while returning from a routine operational training mission, crashed during landing at the Peshawar Air Base. The rescue operation is in progress,” read a statement…

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Pakistan, Turkey naval forces conduct joint exercise

KARACHI: Naval forces of Pakistan and Turkey conducted joint exercises named “drawn sword of Islam” in North Arabian Sea on Tuesday. TCG GELIBOLU, a frigate from Turkish Navy, and PN Ships SAIF, ASLAT, NASR, QUWWAT, AZMAT and ZARRAR including fixed and rotary wing aircraft of Pakistan naval aviation participated in the exercise. Fighters from Pakistan…

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Pakistan army joins fire extinguishing efforts in Margalla

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army troops have joined firefighting efforts in Margalla Hills where a massive fire broke out two days ago. According to CDA officials, the fire engulfed 40 acres area destroying bushes and small trees in Kalinger and Sandoori villages. As many as four helicopters including those of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) took part in…

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PAF fighters perform flypast in Pakistan Day parade

ISLAMABAD: The fighter jets of Pakistan Air Force performed a flypast in the Pakistan Day 2018 parade in Islamabad. The fighter jets which took part in the flypast included F-16 Fighting Falcon, JF-17 Thunder, Mirage and other surveillance aircrafts. The flypast reflects the might of Pakistan Air Force on the national occasion. The 78th Pakistan…

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PAF visits Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum

The Pakistan Air Force paid a visit to the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal to honour the Poet of the East on Pakistan Day Lahore Garrison Commander Major General Muhammad Amir, accompanied by a PAF contingent, recited Fateha at Mazar-e-Iqbal. A number of events are happening across the country in connection with Pakistan Day. The day…

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Watch: Pakistan successfully test-fires BVR missile from JF-17 Thunder

Friday marked a monumental episode in the glorious history of PAF as a state-of-the-art Weapon Test Range has been made operational to track the complete trajectory of the aircraft and launched missiles. In the successfull test-fire at Sonmiani firing range today, the indigenously produced JF-17 Thunder aircraft of Pakistan Air Force shot down a slow…

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Air Chief praises indigenously produced JF-17 Thunder

KARACHI: It was a landmark occasion for the PAF and the nation when the indigenously produced JF-17 Thunder shot down a slow speed target with BVR (Beyond Visual Range) and IR (Infrared) missile with pin point accuracy at Sonmiani firing range on Friday, said Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan…

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Will shoot down American drone if it enters our airspace: Chief Of Air Staff

ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said on Thursday that if an American drone was to enter Pakistan’s airspace, it would be shot down. In his address at the Air University, Sohail Aman said that Pakistan would shoot down an American drone if it ventured into its own airspace. However, he said that a military…

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Video: PAF’s JF-17 Thunder, Mushshak roar at Dubai Airshow

Watch Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets JF-17 Thunder and Super Mushshak give an amazing performance at the ongoing Dubai Air Show.

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First ever multinational counter-terrorism exercise concludes

ISLAMABAD: The culmination ceremony of the first ever multinational counter-terrorism air exercise was held at a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Operational Air Base. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest on the occasion, said a news release issued here on Saturday by media affairs directorate…

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COAS witnesses multinational air exercise

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Mushaf Sargodha and witnessed ongoing multinational exercise ACES meet 2017 at Air Power Centre of Excellence (ACE) on Thursday. Besides Pakistan, contingents of Royal Saudi Air Force and Turkish Air Force are participating in the exercise, whereas eight countries…

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Pak-China air forces joint exercise “Shaheen-VI” underway

BEIJING:  The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) contingent, comprising combat pilots, air defense controllers and technical ground crew is participating in an exercise “Shaheen-VI,” between Chinese and Pakistani air forces. During the exercise, the contingents from both sides demonstrated mutual trust by sitting in the same fighters. In the ongoing joint drills, air force personnel cooperated…

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Video: Samaa newscaster becomes PAF cadet

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) created excellent soldiers including pilots. How are the PAF cadets trained? To get the answer to this question, Samaa’s newscaster passed a day with the cadets. Know more in this video report.

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Pakistan not to take brunt of others fiasco: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) observed September, 7 as Martyrs’ Day at all PAF bases throughout the country. A ceremony was also held at Air Headquarters Islamabad, in which PAF Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, laid wreath and offered ‘Fateha’ at the Martyrs’ Monument, a press release issued by media…

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Air Force Day being celebrated today

ISLAMABAD: Air Force Day is being celebrated today (Thursday) with a renewed pledge to safeguard the country from any aggression. Special ceremonies are being held at all bases of Pakistan Air Force to pay homage to the martyrs who laid their lives while protecting the country from enemy. The day started with special prayers and…

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Three gangs involved in killing police busted: Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that three different gangs involved in killings of police men have been busted and this success will help eliminate organized terrorism and crime in the city. He said this while talking to media persons at Masroor Base where Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had organized a…

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PAF participates in relief, rescue operation in Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has provided a C-130 aircraft and two helicopters to assist the government of Sindh to cope with any emergency situation in the province, including Karachi. According to a PAF spokesman, the decision has been taken in view of torrential rains. The aircraft and helicopters will take part in relief and…

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Air chief calls Nawaz to inquire after Kulsoom’s health

RAWALPINDI: Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Air Staff Pakistan Air Force called former prime minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to inquire after the health of Kulsoom Nawaz. According to a statement from the PAF spokesperson, the Air Chief Marshal expressed his best wishes and also prayed for her quick recovery. PML-N’s NA-120 by-election…

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Exclusive video after PAF plane crash

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-7PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Sargodha on Thursday. The pilot ejected safely, while no loss of civilian life and property occurred on the ground. Watch this video of the crash site…

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Video: Junaid Jamshed’s sons talk about his love for Pakistan

KARACHI: Late Pakistani pop legend Junaid Jamshed is no more with us but on the occasion of the country’s 70th Independence Day, his sons shared details about how he celebrated 14th August.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, his sons Taimur, Babar and Saifullah stated that his love for Pakistan was intense and he used to gather…

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