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PAKISTAN AIR FORCE Successfully Upgrades And Overhauls JF-17 Aircraft Facility in PAC Kamra:

In a latest development, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has successfully upgraded and overhauled the JF-17 Thunder Aircraft Manufacturing facility in PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex, (AEC) Kamra. This is the major breakthrough in the technological preparedness of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE, as PAKISTAN has indigenously overhauled and upgraded the facility. This facility was used to manufacture the Cutting-Edge, Next Generation JF-17 Thunder Aircrafts, which is now acting as the backbone and the first line of defense of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE.

JF-17 Thunder Overhauling Facility
JF-17 Thunder Overhauling Facility

PAKISTAN AIR FORCE has issued a statement, that a ceremony was held at the Kamra Aeronautical Complex to celebrate the overhauling and upgradation of the JF-17 Aircraft factory. PAKISTAN Air Chief Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was the Chief Guest of the prestigious ceremony.

It is important to mention that PAF successfully overhauled 4 of its JF-17 Thunder Aircrafts in total. Out of 4 Thunder Aircrafts, 2 of the Aircrafts were overhauled by PAKISTAN’s All Weather Ally CHINA, while the overhauling and upgradation of the final 2 JF-17 Thunder Aircrafts were carried out indigenously by the PAKISTAN AIR FORCE in PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex Kamra.

While addressing the audience, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE Chief Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said, “We are living in technology-intensive world, where self-reliance and indigenisation are key to effectively addressing modern challenges. The PAF has been relentlessly pursuing these goals and has achieved remarkable capability.”

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PAKISTAN AIR CHIEF further said that the upgradation and overhauling of the JF-17 Thunder was a significant achievement and it would be act as the milestone, which could not have been achieved without the dedication, resolve, hard work and commitment put in by the Engineers, Scientists, Officers and technicians of the JF-17 Thunder Aircraft Rebuild Factory.

PAK AIR CHIEF on Overhauling of JF-17 Thunder Facility
PAK AIR CHIEF on Overhauling of JF-17 Thunder Facility

On the occasion, the PAKISTAN AIR CHIEF also appreciates the CHINESE Aviation Industries for providing the crucial and sensitive technical knowledge in this regard.

High Profile Officers and Dignitaries from both the friendly country PAKISTAN and CHINA were present on the occasion. Name of the few dignitaries which attended the ceremony includes, Chairman PAKISTAN Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Air Marshal Ahmed Shehzad, President of CHINA National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC), Yang Ying, Vice President Aviation Industry Corporation of CHINA (AVIC) Wang Wel, President CHINA Aviation Industry Corporation (CAIC) Zhan Jianping and other high level civil and defense officials attended the prestigious ceremony.

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