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  A year after unveiling the FC-31 stealth fighter, Chinese officials say a production version of the fifth-generation aircraft — the country’s answer to the American-made F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — will fly by 2019, according to multiple news reports. Li Yuhai, deputy general manager at China’s Aviation Industry Corp., known as Avic, and Lin […]

PARIS — Pakistan’s air force announced here at the Paris Air Show that it has completed its first export deal for the JF-17 Thunder Fighter jet. Pakistan air force officials would only say it was an Asian country as they kept a tight lid on the details of the deal not specifying the amount of […]

The Pakistanis reportedly test fired a laser guided missile from an airborne drone built in Pakistan last week. The missile, called the Burq, was fired Friday from the Burraq, an all-weather drone, Pakistani Maj. Gen. Asim Salim Bajwa said on Twitter.

Pakistani officials have reportedly begun talks with their Chinese counterparts to buy the FC-31 stealth fighter jet, according to a news report. Pakistani Defense Production Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain confirmed the discussions were underway, according to an article published by Asia News International, a news agency based in Delhi, India. The fifth-generation aircraft was unveiled […]

The so-called Zero Option in Afghanistan could put the intelligence collection programs of Al-Qaeda cells in Pakistan at risk, according to a report by the New York Times. The growth of intelligence surveillance via drones has grown significantly, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan, over the last decade. But it’s not just the military that depends […]