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News and Articles 2006

 
JANUARY
  • Prime Minister vows to make PAF Invincible (Jan 7)
  • Government Committed to Strengthening of Professional Capabilities (Jan 8)
  • China Working on Super-10 Advanced Fighter (Jan 10)
  • U.S offers Pakistan Radar Planes (Jan 28)
FEBRUARY
  • Meeting on Defence Ties with UK (Feb 7)
  • PAF, USAF to Conduct Joint Air Exercise (Feb 11)
  • Pakistani Fighter Jet Crashes (Feb 21)
  • President Musharraf to Inspect Sino-Pakistan Fighter Jet (Feb 22)
  • PAC Kamra to Produce Boeing Parts (Feb 27)
  • Tanvir Made new Chief of Air Staff (Feb 28)
  • Pakistan to Maintain its Minimum Deterrence for National Security - PM (Feb 28)
MARCH
  • CAS Paid Farewell Visit to Southern Air Command (Mar 7)
  • JF-17 Infrastructure Development Contract Awarded (Mar 11)
  • Pakistan Acquiring UAVs from Europe (Mar 15)
  • Pakistan Acquires AGM-154 BVR Missiles From U.S (Mar 16)
  • ACM Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed Assumes the Command of PAF (Mar 18)
  • PAF to be Modernised - Shaukat (Mar 21)
  • Government Determined to Equip PAF with Latest Equipment (Mar 21)
  • Convocation Ceremony at College of Flying Training (Mar 28)
  • First Batch of Four Female PAF Pilots Graduate from Academy (Mar 30)
  • Air Marshal Raashid Kalim Appointed as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (Mar 30)
APRIL
  • Pakistan to Overhaul C-130 Propeller (Apr 3)
  • Pakistan may Buy F-10 with F-16 (Apr 3)
  • Three AVMs Promoted to Air Marshal (Apr 5)
  • PAF Fighter Jet Crashes, Pilot Killed (Apr 5)
  • Pakistan Buying Chinese F-10 Fighter Aircraft (Apr 5)
  • Chinese-Pakistani Warplane almost Ready to Roll (Apr 10)
  • French, Pakistan Air Force to hold Exercise (Apr 11)
  • Pakistan Set to Buy F-16s from U.S (Apr 12)
  • PAF Lady Cadets Complete Parachute Jump Training (Apr 12)
  • Pakistan to Purchase American F-16s (Apr 13)
  • Pakistan's Cabinet Approves F-16 Purchase (Apr 13)
  • Pakistan To Shop For U.S and Chinese Warplanes (Apr 13)
  • Pakistan to Buy 98 Hi-Tech Aircraft from U.S and China (Apr 13)
  • First batch of Female Para Troopers Graduate from Academy (Apr 13)
  • Graduation Ceremony of 5th Basic Airborne Course (Apr 17)
  • Graduation Ceremony of Combat Commanders’ Course (Apr 17)
  • Cabinet Approves Purchase Of F-16's And J-10 High Tech Aircrafts (Apr 17)
  • Bengali Hero's Remains given Back (Apr 20)
  • PAF Aircraft Crashes In Karachi (Apr 21)
  • Pakistan to Buy Scaled-down Package of F-16s - Officials (Apr 28)
  • China Tests new Prototype of JF-17 Jet Fighter (Apr 28)
  • CAS Visits PAF Academy, Risalpur (Apr 29)
  • Pakistan Air Force to Induct Chinese JF-17 Thunder Aircraft (Apr 29)
  • Tanvir to Attend Flight Ceremony of JF-17 in China (Apr 30)
MAY
  • PAF To Be Provided All Resources - PM (May 1)
  • Pakistan to Get 44 F-16s - PAF Changes The Number Of F-16s Wanted (May 1)
  • CAS to Witness First Operational Flight of JF-17 Thunder (May 8)
  • China's Chengdu FC-1 Fighter Performs First Flight with JSF-Style Engine Inlets (May 8)
  • Pakistan to Start Production of JF-17 Aircrafts (May 10)
  • Pakistan Air Force to Receive First Batch of JF-17 Thunder Aircraft next Year (May 10)
  • JF-17 Thunder PT-4 Operational Test Flight Successful (May 10)
  • JF-17 Fourth Prototype Fly in China (May 11)
  • CAS visits PAF Base, Chaklala (May 16)
  • PAF Mirage Fighter Aircraft Crashes (May 18)
  • CAS visits PAF Base, Sargodha (May 18)
  • Cabinet okays $1 Billion Deal for Swedish AWACS (May 24)
  • Pakistan gives go Ahead to AWACS Purchase (May 26)
  • PAF to be Equipped with Hi-Tech Aircraft says President (May 29)
JUNE
  • PAF Emerging as Hi-Tech Force (Jun 2)
  • Induction of Swedish AWACS, JF-17 Fighter Jets (Jun 3)
  • Vice Chief of the Army Staff, Called on CAS (Jun 6)
  • Pakistan Requesting 150 Harpoon Missiles (Jun 7)
  • PAF F-16s Participate in Anatolian Eagle (Jun 21)
  • H.E General Isik Kosaner, Called on Air Marshal Rashid Kalim (Jun 28)
  • U.S to Sell 18 New F-16 Jets to Pakistan (Jun 30)
JULY
  • Air Chief Returns after Official Visits to Turkey and USA (Jul 4)
  • Potential Sale to Pakistan (Jul 5)
  • Air Defence most Challenging Job - AVM (Jul 5)
  • Pakistan Air Force changes Rank Insignia of various Officers (Jul 5)
  • PAF Plane Crashes (Jul 6)
  • Three Air Commodores promoted to Air Vice Marshal (Jul 6)
  • Commander Royal Saudi Air Force Arrives (Jul 8)
  • Commander Royal Saudi Air Force Visits Services Headquaters (Jul 10)
  • PAF C-130s Start Operating PIA Flights on Northern Area Routes (Jul 10)
  • $3 Billion PAF Upgradation Plan Unveiled (Jul 18)
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri calling on ACM (Jul 19)
  • Stunning PAF Aircraft Scoops Three awards at RIAT Show UK (Jul 23)
  • Chinese Defence Delegation Arrives soon for Test, trial of AWACS (Jul 29)
AUGUST
  • Implications of the F-16 deal (Aug 12)
  • Commodore Turowicz's Services Recalled (Aug 16)
SEPTEMBER
  • Pakistan Air Force F-7 Aircraft Crashes (Sep 1)
  • Ground and Air Shows of PAF Aircraft (Sep 4)
  • Pakistan Observes Defence Day (Sep 6)
  • Pakistan Defence Day to be Celebrated (Sep 6)
  • PAF Observes 7th September as Martyrs Day (Sep 7)
  • Government of Pakistan has Promoted Air Commodore Tariq Matin (Sep 16)
  • Convocation Ceremony of 117th General Duty Pilots Course (Sep 20)
  • Passing Out Parade of 117th GD (P) Course (Sep 22)
  • 97 Non GD Course Graduates at PAF Academy (Sep 29)
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
  • Air Commodore Tubrez Asif Promoted to Air Vice Marshal (Nov 10)
  • Russian Plant to Modernise Engine for JF-17 Thunder (Nov 15)
  • Graduation Ceremony of No 114 FIS Course (Nov 18)
  • Mirage Aircraft crashed 30 Miles East of Dera Ismail Khan (Nov 20)
  • Pakistan to get Eight JF-17 Fighter Jets next Year (Nov 23)
  • Tusas Aerospace Industries to upgrade Pakistani F-16s (Nov 23)
  • Pakistan, China Agree to Jointly Develop AWACS (Nov 24)
DECEMBER
  • Russia Decides to Supply Pakistan with Fighter-Aircraft Engines (Dec 1)
  • Military angle to Hu's Visit (Dec 4)
  • Lockheed gets $144 Million Deal for Pakistan F-16s (Dec 6)
  • Passing out Parade at Pre-Trade Training School (PTTS), PAF Kohat (Dec 9)
  • Chinese Troops Arrive in Pakistan for Joint Exercises (Dec 10)
  • Lockheed Martin to Produce 18 New F-16s for Pakistan (Dec 11)
  • PAF Mirage Crashes (Dec 20)
  • J-10 Fighter Officially Declassified (Dec 29)
  • Two Air Commodores promoted to Air Vice Marshal (Dec 30)
 
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