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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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Video: Stunning air show by PAF leaves Karachiites enthralled

KARACHI: Crowds thronged Sea View area in Karachi in great numbers to witness the spectacle put up by the Pakistan Air Force on the occasion of the country’s 70th Independence Day, on Monday.  Watch how the skilled pilots of PAF manoeuvre the aircraft and light up the sky with the national colours of the country.

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Turkish, Saudi aerobatic teams to feature in PAF’s Independence Day air show

ISLAMABAD: Aerobatic teams from Turkey and Saudi Arabia will be performing in the largest ever show by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in the history of Pakistan to mark its 70th anniversary on Monday. The special appearance of “Solo Turk”, the famous Turkish aerobatic team of Turkish Air Force and the internationally acclaimed “Saudi Hawks” of…

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KP CM approves establishment of Air University

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Tuesday accorded approval to establishment Air University on a 400 kanals of land in Pirpyai village on GT Road in district Nowshera and directed the concerned authorities to take necessary steps to handover the land to PAF. He directed officials concerned to expedite work on the project…

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Armed forces fully geared up to counter any threat: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan’s armed forces are fully capable to promptly respond to any kind of threat. He was talking to Air Chief Sohail Aman who called on him in Islamabad on Monday. The Prime Minister praised the professionalism of Pakistan Air Force. Matters pertaining to PAF development strategy and future…

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PAF ready to tackle Indian misadventure: Air Chief

RAWALPINDI: Air Chief Sohail Aman has emphatically stated that Pakistan will give a befitting response to any misadventure from the enemy. Talking to the media persons at Qadri airbase in Skardu following witnessing the exercises of fighter planes, he said the nation should have zero concerns over the statements of the enemy. He said PAF…

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Chief of Air Staff calls on Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday appreciated Pakistan Air Force in safeguarding Pakistan’s air frontiers and lauded its role in the ongoing counter terrorism operation in the country. He was talking to Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman who called on the Prime Minister here at the PM House Thursday. The…

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