China Commissions New Naval Training Ship

DALIAN, Liaoning, (APP/Xinhua): The Chinese navy on Tuesday commissioned a new training ship at a military port in Lyushun, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, the PLA Daily reported Wednesday. With hull number 83, the Qijiguang naval training ship is 163 meters long and 22 meters wide, with

Pakistan & Ukraine To Produce Modern Battle Tanks

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan with the assistance of Ukraine would produce modern battle tanks, as per Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) reached at UAE on Tuesday. Pakistan and Ukraine will cooperate in building, modifying, rebuilding and upgrading tanks in Pakistan, this was stated in an official communication by the Ministry of

IDEX 2017: Pakistan Will Begin Receiving AH-1Z Vipers In 2017

At the 2017 International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), Bell Helicopters announced that the Pakistan Army Aviation Corps (PAA) will begin receiving its AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters in 2017. As per aviation journalist Alan Warnes, an initial batch of three helicopters will be delivered in

IDEX 2017: Pakistan Ordnance Factories Aims For Growth In UAE Market

Participating in the 2017 International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEX) taking place in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) is aiming to expand its share in the UAE small arms market. POF is the Pakistani military’s primary small arms

Pakistan Orders 40 Maxxpro Mrap Vehicles From The U.S.

The U.S. Department of Defence has issued a US $35 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for 40 MaxxPro Dash DXM mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles for Pakistan. The MRAP program is scheduled for completion by October 2018. Powered by a 425 hp diesel engine, the MaxxPro

Pakistan Participating In IDEX-2017 In Abu Dhabi

ISLAMABAD, Feb 18 (APP): A five-day defence exhibition titled ‘IDEX-2017’ will begin in Abu Dhabi on February 19 (Sunday). According to Radio Pakistan, a Pakistani delegation led Minister for Defense production Rana Tanveer Hussain would attend the exhibition. On this occasion, he would meet with Defense Production of Egypt, Belarus,

Chinese Naval Task Force On Home-Bound Voyage After ‘Aman-17’ Exercise

BEIJING (China), Feb 16 (APP): The 24th Chinese naval escort task force, after participating in “Aman-17” multinational joint naval exercise in Arabian sea (Pakistan), have now embarked on home-bound voyage. The naval task force comprises of the guided-missile destroyer Harbin, the guided-missile frigate Handan and

China’s New Aircraft Carrier To Be Launched This Year

BEIJING (China), (APP): China’s second aircraft carrier is scheduled to be launched later this year and is expected to enter the service by 2020. This was stated by Xu Guangyu, a retired Chinese military officer and consultant to the China Arms Control and Disarmament Assn