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News and Articles 2008

 
JANUARY
  • U.S awards contract for F-16 supply to Pakistan (Jan 1)
  • Peru, Pakistan Asking About Korean Dragonflys (Jan 2)
  • No Country be allowed to carry out Military Operations in Pakistan (Jan 7)
  • Strategic Tactical Transport Operations key factors in todays warfare (Jan 16)
  • Defence Minister visits PAC Kamra (Jan 18)
  • Pentagon Orders latest F-16s for Pakistan Air Force (Jan 20)
  • PAF T-37 Trainer Jet Crashes near Swabi (Jan 22)
  • JF-17 Thunder Jet production begins in Pakistan (Jan 22)
  • PAF to Induct 8 JF-17 Thunder Aircraft by End this Year (Jan 22)
  • Manufacturing of JF-17 Thunder aircraft begins (Jan 22)
  • Asif, Qasim, Aminullah Promoted as AVMs (Jan 24)
  • PAF to achieve Air Refueling Capability next year (Jan 30)
FEBRUARY
  • France to Supply Missiles and Radars for Pakistan's JF-17 (Feb 2)
  • UAV of PAF crashes near Peshawar (Feb 8)
  • The JF-17 project (Feb 8)
  • Govt to continue supporting PAF Upgradation for Country’s Defence (Feb 11)
  • PAF Fighter Jet Crashes, Pilot killed (Feb 15)
  • General Tariq Majid visits Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (Mar 15)
  • Pakistan need new weapons for counter Insurgency - says ex-PAF officer (Feb 15)
  • PAF Public School holds Annual Parents Day (Feb 23)
  • Passing-out Parade of Aero Apprentices (Feb 23)
  • Beyond Pakistani JF-17 & J-10s: Will PAF acquire J-11s? (Feb 24)
  • France confirms High-Tech systems for Fighter developed with China (Feb 26)
MARCH
  • China's JF-17 draws interest from Asia, Africa (March 5)
  • Pakistani-French Negotiations proceed on JF-17 Enhancement (Mar 5)
  • Six more JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets inducted into PAF (Mar 14)
  • Roll out ceremony of MI-17 Helicopter (Mar 17)
  • PAF Female Pilots complete Operational Conversion on Fighter Aircraft (Mar 17)
  • PAF Mirage Crashes in Eastern Province (Mar 18)
  • Indigenously made UAV makes Successful Test Flight (Mar 20)
  • U.S Contract for Supply of F-16s’ Warfare Systems (Mar 20)
  • President confers Military awards (March 23)
  • Pakistan Day Parade held in befitting Manner (Mar 23)
  • Pakistan believes in peaceful Co-existence in region (March 31)
APRIL
  • Saab 2000 Aircraft Rolls Out, ready for Installation of AEWC system (April 3)
  • China Expands Military Ties With Pakistan (April 5)
  • Pakistan Air Force Inducts Swedish SAAB 2000 Air and Land Survillance Aircraft (April 5)
  • Pakistan Acquires Long-Range Aerial Surveillance Radars (April 7)
  • Pakistan and China set up JF-17 Marketing Body (April 15)
  • Defence spending exceeds Budgetary Allocation (April 16)
  • MBDA Confirms Air Defense System Sale to Pakistan (April 16)
  • PAF Fighter plane Crashes, Pilot ejects safely (April 17)
  • The PAF and the Saab 2000 (April 18)
  • Graduation ceremony for combat commanders course held (April 19)
  • Pakistan Air Force Inducts Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (April 20)
  • Pakistan and Turkish Air Forces to Perform Joint Exercises (April 21)
  • Pakistan to Buy only 18 F-16s (April 23)
  • PAF Officers advised to Uphold Glorious Traditions (April 26)
  • Indus Viper - PAF-TUAF Joint Exercise continues in full swing (April 26)
  • Exercise Indus Viper concludes at PAF Base Sargodha (April 29)
MAY
  • Pakistan conducts Successful flight test of Cruise Missile - Ra’ad (May 8)
  • Country’s defence doctrine for safeguarding territorial integrity - PM (May 9)
  • Senate body to probe PAF’s purchase of land in Balochistan (May 15)
  • Govt to continue to Strengthen Country’s Air Defence: Prime Minister (May 17)
  • Pakistan stays out of Cluster Bomb Treaty (May 30)
JUNE
  • PAF Base Masroor holds Graduation Ceremony (June 3)
  • US Congress notifies delivery of 10 refurbished F-16s to Pakistan (June 4)
  • Combined passing out parade of ATTS, SAF & SOL held (June 7)
  • Pakistan Air Force T-37 Trainer Jet Crashed (June 11)
  • Pakistan to get Four F-16 Fighter Jets on 28th June 2008 (June 19)
  • PAF trainer jet crashes near Faisalabad (Jun 21)
  • Another Batch of Four F-16s joins PAF (Jun 28)
  • PAF F-16's To Get Electronics Upgrade From USA (Jun 28)
  • PAF Fighter Aircraft breaks Sound Barrier, Boom heard in Twin Cities (Jun 30)
JULY
  • Pakistan Air Force certificate distribution Ceremony (Jul 7)
  • PAF T-37 Aircraft crashes, Pilots eject safely (Jul 10)
  • PAF to get 4 Refurbished Aircraft by the end of this Month (Jul 10)
  • Four more F-16s to Join PAF Soon (Jul 17)
  • AVM Muhammad Yousaf promoted (Jul 21)
  • Flight enthusiasts eager to break world record (Jul 21)
  • U.S. wants counterterrorism funds for Pakistan F-16s (Jul 24)
  • Pakistan receives Four more F-16 Fighter Jets (Jul 28)
  • Graduation ceremony held at PAF Base Chaklala (Jul 30)
  • US completes delivery of F-16 Aircraft to Pakistan (Jul 31)
AUGUST
  • Turkey to upgrade Pakistani F-16s as US sanctions ease (Aug 8)
  • PAF mini truck becomes victim of terrorism in Peshawar (Aug 12)
  • President confers Non-Operational Military awards on PAF Officials (Aug 13)
  • Air strikes leave 28 dead in Bajaur (Aug 13)
  • National flag hoisting ceremony at PAF headquarters SAC (Aug 14)
  • Pakistan Targets Air Combat (Aug 16)
  • US releases $116m for upgrading F-16s (Aug 16)
  • General Zia-ul-Haq’s plane crash due to mechanical problem (Aug 16)
  • PAF graduation ceremony at PAF Air War College PAF Base, Faisal (Aug 16)
  • US approves delivery of T-37 Jet Aircraft to Pakistan (Aug 20)
  • US upgrade of Pakistan Air Force 'Worrisome' says Indian Air Force Chief (Aug 22)
  • US grants Pak F-16 upgrade funds (Aug 30)
  • Congressional move to block funds for F-16 upgrade fails (Aug 30)
SEPTEMBER
  • Graduation ceremony of 118 Flying Instructors Course held at Risalpur (Sep 2)
  • China, Sweden to provides AWACS aircraft to Pakistan: Air Chief (Sep 5)
  • The epic of September 1965 (Sep 6)
  • PAF celebrates Defence Day (Sep 6)
  • Defence Day celebrations held at PAF Base (Sep 6)
  • No Defence Day Celebrations Due To Unstable Law and Order (Sep 6)
  • Sept 6 to be remembered as historic day in country’s history: Foreign Minister (Sep 6)
  • PAF flyer unveils exploits in Arab-Israel War (Sep 6)
  • Accord soon with China on JF-17 Jets (Sep 6)
  • Armed forces observe Defence Day (Sep 6)
  • In remembrance of September 6, 1965 (Sep 6)
  • Defence Day observed with Traditional Fervour (Sep 6)
  • A sole PAF Squadron fought the 1965 war in East Pakistan (Sep 6)
  • Change of guard ceremony at Mazar-e-Quaid (Sep 6)
  • Pak Fazaia Observes Martyrs’ Day (Sep 7)
  • Pakistan to get 100 Fighter Jets from China, US (Sep 7)
  • Chief of Staff, German Air Force visiting Pakistan (Sep 7)
  • German Air Chief Visits Air Headquarters (Sep 9)
  • PAF Jets in Flights over North Waziristan (Sep 13)
  • Pakistan Air Force begins air patrols over North Waziristan (Sep 15)
  • US officials call F-16s component of Pakistan’s National Defence (Sep 16)
  • US Congress requested $250 Million for Pakistani F-16 Mid Life Upgrade (Sep 17)
  • Pakistan May Participate In Red Flag Exercise (Sep 19)
  • Red Flag invite likely for Pakistan Air Force next year (Sep 20)
  • Drone shot down over Pakistan (Sep 23)
  • With $30 Billion China building Jxx 5th Generation Fighter (Sep 29)
OCTOBER
  • State of the Indian Air Force (Oct 4)
  • PAF F-7 Fighter crashes near Sargodha (Oct 9)
  • U.S. invites Pakistan Air Force to attend Wargames (Oct 14)
  • Air Chief Marshal addresses JCOs, SNCOs of Pakistan Air Force (Oct 14)
  • PAF to be made Formidable Force (Oct 24)
  • PAF Passing-out Parade held (Oct 25)
  • A graduation ceremony of Fighter Pilots held at PAF Base, Mianwali (Oct 27)
  • ACM Tanvir Mahmood conferred with “Oman Military Honour Medal” (Oct 28)
  • PAF F-16s to participate in Anatolian Eagle Exercises in Turkey (Oct 30)
  • Graduation ceremony of Combat Commanders held in Sargodha (Oct 31)
NOVEMBER
  • PAF Graduation Ceremony at the Institute of Air Safety (Nov 8)
  • First-ever combined passing out and commissioning ceremony at Risalpur (Nov 14)
  • Graduation ceremony of three courses held at PAF Academy (Nov 15)
  • PAF to acquire 36 5th Generation Combat aircraft from China - PAF Chief (Nov 19)
  • Pakistan probes Airborne Refuelling System in Ground test (Nov 22)
  • PAF need to replace its Fleet (Nov 25)
  • Pakistan capable to stall Drones Strikes - Air Chief Marshall Tanvir (Nov 25)
  • Pakistan mulls US Drone action (Nov 26)
  • Lockheed to supply F-16, C-130, P 3 Orion to Pakistan (Nov 26)
  • POF showcases Four new products at IDEAS 2008 (Nov 28)
  • IDEAS 2008 helps secure orders worth $40 million (Nov 28)
  • Eight countries express interest in JF-17 (Nov 29)
DECEMBER
  • Pakistan Air Force prepares to induct UAVs into service (Dec 1)
  • PAF to prove much equal to assigned Task: Air Chief (Dec 1)
  • Brazil to sell 100 MAR-1 SEAD Missiles to Pakistan (Dec 3)
  • Il-78 Tankers Arrive in Pakistan (Dec 4)
  • PAF can stop drones Attack: Asghar Khan (Dec 4)
  • PAF Graduation Ceremony held (Dec 7)
  • Pakistan Air Force put on Alert for Aggression (Dec 10)
  • Emergency declared at Pakistan's Air Bases (Dec 14)
  • Indian fighter jets violate Pakistan Air Space (Dec 14)
  • India prepared for attack on Pakistan: CNN (Dec 15)
  • $278m AWACS deal struck with China (Dec 18)
  • Who Grins While Pakistan Burns? (Dec 19)
  • PAF and the challenge from the East (Dec 20)
  • Better-trained Force can neutralise powerful Enemy (Dec 20)
  • CJCSC witnesses progress on co-production of JF 17 Thunder aircraft (Dec 20)
  • PAF increases Aerial Surveillance (Dec 22)
  • Pakistani Air Force holds Exercise (Dec 22)
  • Roaring PAF Jets charge up Lahoris (Dec 22)
  • Pakistan Air Force Enhances Vigilance (Dec 22)
  • PAF Flights panic Twin cities residents (Dec 22)
  • Pakistan Air Force step-up surveillance Flight (Dec 22)
  • Vigilant Pak scrambles jets over skies, India cautious (Dec 22)
  • Pakistan Military on High Alert (Dec 23)
  • PAF state of High Alert continues (Dec 24)
  • Pakistan Air Force conducts second Air Sortie over key Cities (Dec 24)
  • Graduation ceremony at Chaklala (Dec 31)
 
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