The achievement of an important milestone

The manufacturing of JF 17 Thunder
aircraft as the
achievement of
an important milestone

A new JF-17 Thunder multi- role fighter plane, first of its kind made in Pakistan.
[Photo: Xinhuanet]

The first state-of-the-art JF-17 Thunder jet, a multi-role combat fighter plane indigenously assembled at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) in Kamra, the country’s main facility for building and maintaining combat aircraft was handed over to Pakistan Air Force.

The sophisticated JF 17 Thunder, painted green in the colour scheme of national flag formally handing over the combat aircraft to the PAF, PM said that the PAF has played a significant role in the country's defence

Air Chief Marshal said that the PAF will always meet its obligations and spare no sacrifice in defending the motherland against all external and internal threats.

Prime Minister of Pakistan sits in the JF-17 fighter and listens
to the introduction about the fighter at the PAC in Kamra of Pakistan on Monday, Nov 23, 2009.

[Photo: Xinhuanet]

According to a PAC press release, the JF-17 has been developed to meet the tactical and strategic needs of the PAF. The aircraft is designed to accommodate future upgrades and additional requirements. Equipped with advanced avionics, it is capable of carrying multiple air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons.

Comments

Sadia Hussain said…
This is a mighty fine addition!
Thanks for sharing.
china aircraft carrier will carry fourty-two j-10 fighters (appargiMe@gMail.coM):
http://groups.google.com.au/group/rec.aviation.military/browse_thread/thread/29eb74afeebf3b98

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