Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: F-16

United States approves sale of 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States has approved an $8 billion military sale of 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to TECRO [Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office] for ...

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US approves $125mn support for Pakistan’s F-16 warplanes

WASHINGTON: The United States approved $125 million worth of technical and logistics support for Pakistan’s F-16 warplanes, days after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s successful visit to Washington. Approval to support US-built aircraft was approved by the US State Department and announced simultaneously by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency. “The State Department ...

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All Pakistan F-16s counted, none missing: US report

WASHINGTON: India’s claim of shooting down a Pakistani F-16 in February has been challenged as a report citing unnamed US officials said that all US-supplied fighter jets to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) have been counted and none is missing. The report in the American Foreign Policy journal said that ...

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Malaysian PM to be chief guest at Pakistan Day parade

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be the chief guest at the Pakistan Day parade on March 23, the head of the military’s media wing Major General Asif Ghafoor said. A parade is being held on March 23 to mark Pakistan Day, the director general of the Inter ...

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United State refuses to take position on F-16 issue

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has refused to take a position on New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan for using F-16s in an air combat with India, saying that it does not offer public comments on bilateral agreements. “We have seen those reports and we’re following that issue very closely. I ...

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Expert debunks Indian claims of shooting down Pakistan’s F-16

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Indian claims of shooting down a Pakistan F-16 jet along the Line of Control (LoC) during the recent standoff between the two neighbouring countries have been debunked by an investigative website, Bellingcat. The website, which is known for its accurate analysis of war zones, exposed the India’s false claims ...

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