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  • Russia ready to sell four Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan: report

    MOSCOW: A draft contract for the delivery of four Mi-35M 'Hind E' combat helicopters has been sent to Pakistan from Russia, a source in the Russian military and technical cooperation said on Wednesday, according to a report published on TASS news agency's website...

    "Following the results of the talks held earlier on helicopters, which Pakistan would like to get from Russia, a draft contract on the delivery of four Mi-35M gunships has...

  • Pakistan Navy receives seven Sea King helicopters from UK

    The Pakistan Navy has received the seven surplus Westland Sea King multi-role helicopters it had ordered from the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, IHS Jane's Defence Weekly reported Wednesday...

    The magazine, which reports on intelligence on global military and commercial defence activity, quoting the High Commission of Pakistan in London, said the platforms for the helicopters were officially handed over in a ceremony in London on May...

  • US Navy orders nine AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters for Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The United States (US) Navy awarded a $170 million contract for the manufacture of nine AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters to Bell Helicopter, the US Department of Defense said in a statement on Monday...

    The combat helicopters will be manufactured and delivered to Pakistan under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the statement said...

  • Pakistan orders additional AW139 helicopters

    Pakistan has ordered additional AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters intermediate twin engine helicopters, confirmed Italian aerospace and defence firm Leonardo-Finmeccanica...

    The additional order was placed by the Ministry of Defence for an unspecified number of new helicopters...

  • Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian Army jeep sparks outrage

    A video circulating on social media of a man tied to the bonnet of what was believed to be an Indian Army jeep as a human shield once again raised concerns over the violation of human rights by Indian armed forces in held Kashmir...

    I'm also outraged that the video of the youth on the jeep won't generate the same anger," he said, referring to the reaction incited by a recent video of an Indian soldier being slapped by Kashmiri...

  • IHK rights commission orders Indian Rs1m compensation for army jeep 'human shield'

    The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in India-held Kashmir (IHK) on Monday directed the state government to compensate Farooq Dar, a man who was tied to a jeep by allegedly by the Indian army as a human shield, Indian Rs 1 million, Times of India reported...

    "The commission, however, did not direct the Indian Army to provide compensation, saying "it doesn't have jurisdiction"...

  • Indian army awards officer who tied Kashmiri man to jeep as human shield

    The Indian army's Major Nitin Gogoi, who had tied a 26-year-old Kashmiri man to a jeep as human shield, has been praised by the military and awarded a commendation card, reports Indian media...

    "Major Gogoi, the officer who tied protester to jeep as human shield in J&K awarded by COAS for sustained efforts in counter insurgency operations," tweeted ANI...

  • Hashmi says Imran conspired with 'disgruntled elements in the army' during 2014 sit-in

    Former president of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Javed Hashmi and PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday traded barbs after Hashmi on a TV show accused the PTI chief of conspiring against the government during the 2014 sit-in because he had failed to win enough votes in the election...

    In a fiery diatribe against his old party, Hashmi made the allegation that, "Disgruntled elements in the army wanted to make Raheel Sharif...

  • Deal with Russia for purchase of Mi-35 attack helicopters on the cards

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia are close to finalising a deal for purchase of Mi-35 ‘Hind E’ attack helicopters, a military source told Dawn after the conclusion of Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif’s three-day visit to Moscow...

    He, however, avoided disclosing when and where the accord would be inked and how many helicopters were being purchased...

  • US weighs special forces in Syria, helicopters in Iraq

    WASHINGTON: The United States (US) is considering sending a small number of special operations forces to Syria and attack helicopters to Iraq as it weighs options to build momentum in the battle against the self-styled Islamic State (IS), US...

    Read: US-led coalition bombs IS positions near besieged Syrian townOther possibilities including sending a small number of Apache attack helicopters, and US forces to operate them, to Iraq, as...

  • Airbus Helicopters signs $800mn deal with China

    PARIS: Airbus Helicopters has signed a letter of intent for the sale of 100 H135 helicopters to China and the construction of an assembly plant there, a source familiar with the deal said Friday...

    European manufacturer Airbus Helicopters has a 40 per cent market share of a Chinese market which has identified 20-year demand of up to 5,000 copters...

  • Afghanistan turns to India for military helicopters

    KABUL: Afghanistan is poised to acquire four attack helicopters from India to help it fight a growing Taliban insurgency, a small but significant deal marking a shift in Kabul's search for allies...

    Soon after he took over, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held off military assistance from India while he courted Pakistan's political and military leadership to end years of mutual hostility and steer the Taliban, many of who live in...

  • Deal finalised to buy four helicopters from Russia

    ISLAMABAD: The military on Wednesday said that it had finalised a deal to purchase four Mi-35 ‘Hind E’ attack helicopters from Russia...

    “An agreement was signed between Pakistan and Russia in Rawalpindi for purchase of four Mi-35 helicopters,” a military official said...

  • Govt needs helicopters to transport relief goods to Chitral

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has termed the flood situation in Chitral very critical and demanded of the federal government to provide helicopters to it for transportation of relief goods to the affected localities...

    Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Provincial Minister for Information Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani said that the helicopter of provincial government was out of order so it had to rely on army in that...

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