Special Edition Winter 2023-24

A Kill Without A Price
The tale of a PAF radar controller credited with the kill of an Indian jet fighter In a remarkable display of ingenuity and resourcefulness, a PAF Air Defence Controller showcased exceptional out-of-the-box thinking while sitting behind his radar screen near...
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PAF AIRWORTHINESS Certification Authority (PACA)
Modern air power is technologically complex and resource intensive. It is therefore expensive to obtain, maintain and upgrade. Quaid-e-Azam in his famous speech in 1948, which is a source of inspiration for the PAF, emphasized the need of self-reliance. PAF...
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Story of Versatility and innovation
Story of Versatility & Innovation
Today, nearly two dozen Pakistan Air Force C-130 transport aircraft crisscross the skies above us. It’s one of the best aircraft in history and its life span is exceptional - almost forever. But what is the explanation behind this record...
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Anatolian Eagle-2023 A View From Konya
Anatolian Eagle is always an exciting exercise that the Turkish Air Force is keen to promote, not just to NATO but to other international allies like Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and of course the Pakistan Air Force. It gives...
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INDUS SHIELD Forging the Future
Indus Shield Forging The Future
In the heart of chaos, where the clash of steel meets the cries of the valiant, where the very earth trembles under the weight of impending battle, therein lies the theatre of war. It is a relentless stage where destinies...
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Under No One’s Thumb
Under No One’s Thumb
When the PAF started out it had little more than some mainly obsolete planes and fewer airmen than its belligerent neighbour. How on earth could they go toe-to-toe with any other bigger power? Flash forward some 70 years, with the...
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PAF’s Central Nervous System
Unveiling the Enhance of C2 System In the fast-evolving world of aviation, where precision and coordination are paramount, the role of Command and Control (C2) systems cannot be overstated. These intricate networks serve as the unseen architects of aerial operations,...
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Unmanned Sentinels Pakistan’s UAV Revolution
The Pakistan Air Force has made significant strides in enhancing its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capabilities in recent years. With the development and acquisition of various state-of-the-art UAVs, PAF has bolstered its intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities. These UAVs...
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ACE “Skies’ Strategic Citadel”
ACE “Skies’ Strategic Citadel”
Embarking from the Pakistan Air Force’s heritage of excellence, the Air Power Centre of Excellence  emerged in 2015, a visionary institution conceived under the guidance of Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. ACE epitomizes brilliance and innovation in modern aerospace, reshaping...
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Flight of the Phoenix Forging Strong Leaders in the Skies
Flight of the Phoenix Forging Strong Leaders in the Skies
Possessing good character is of paramount importance for officers in any military branch. This holds especially true for PAF, a force which has always upheld its commitment to being men of exceptional character. This virtue goes beyond just following orders;...
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