PAF to roll out 2nd squadron of JF-17 fighter jets by end of month
March 8, 2011Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Thunder
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Airforce enhancing its production capacity of JF_17 thunder fighter jets would roll out second squadron of the fighter jets by the end of this month.
Pakistani JF-17 Thunder aircraft is an advanced multi-role light combat aircraft jointly developed by Chengdu and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex under a strategic collaboration project. The aircraft is designed to be cost-effective and can meet the tactical and strategic needs of the Pakistan Air Force, and various other air forces.
According to defense sources quoted by a private TV channel, the production capacity of these fighter jets would be enhanced by the PAF and 50 such fighter jets would be produced in Pakistan by the end of this year.
The sources also told that the JF-17 thunder fighter jets would replace the A-5 fighter jet bombers Pakistan has invested US $600 million in this project to induct a new generation of multiple-role jet fighters in the PAF’s inventory.
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