Squadron II gets JF-17 Thuder

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 11 April 2016 15:56

KARACHI: A spectacular ceremony was Monday held in Karachi to hand over JF-17 Thunder aircraft to Squadron-II of Pakistan Air Force (PAF).

Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, who was chief guest at the ceremony, formally handed over the command flag of JF-17 planes to second squadron of PAF. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also present in the ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, CAS Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said that JF-17 is greatest addition to the technical strength of PAF. He said Pakistan Air Force is well prepared to fight any threat against the state, while adding that PAF has been assisting the ground troops in operation Zarb-e-Azb as well.

He also paid rich tribute to the martyrs of Pakistan Air Force, saying that PAF’s greatness is linked with the matchless sacrifices of its personnel.

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