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PAF’s JF-17 Thunder wows audience with combat skills at VAT 2020

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

20th Jul, 2020. 02:58 pm
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Pakistan Air Force (PAF) impresses the world with spectacular air combat skills and operational readiness as it participates in Virtual Air Tattoo 2020. According to the spokesperson Pakistan Air Force,  C-130 Air Craft and JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jet participated in virtual air show for the first time.

Due to Covid 19, the Air Force participated in this year’s air show through video clips of aircraft and crew.

Pakistan Air Force sent videos of messages from crew members attending air show.

Spokesperson PAF said that participation in this show will not only promote JF-17 Thunder internationally but will also help in highlighting the positive aspects of Pakistan.

Due to the rapid increase in coronavirus cases around the world, this year’s air show was organized virtually to practice social distancing.

JF-17 Thunder Aircraft

JF-17 Thunder is an advanced, light-weight, all weather, day / night multi-role fighter aircraft; developed as a joint venture between Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), Kamra and Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation (CAC) of China.

It possesses excellent air-to-air and air-to-surface combat capabilities.

The state-of-the art avionics, optimally integrated sub-systems, computerized flight controls and capability to employ latest weapons provides decisive advantage to JF-17 over adversaries of same class.

This, all weather, multi-role light combat fighter has remarkable high combat maneuverability at medium and low altitudes.

With effective firepower, agility and combat survivability, the aircraft is likely to emerge as a potent platform for any air force.

Coronavirus Cases in Pakistan 

The total number of positive coronavirus cases in the country has reached the tally of 265,083, after new infections reported.

According to the latest figures by According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,587 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Pakistan confirmed 31 deaths in a single day by virus bringing the nationwide tally of fatalities to 5,599.

Sindh province remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

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