Monday, July 26, 2010

Pakistan Air Force Takes Delivery of AIM-120 C5 Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Missiles

United States have delivered the first batch of Advance Medium Range Air to Air Missiles (AMRAAM) AIM-120 C5 to the Pakistan air force for its F-16 C/D block 52+ aircrafts. This will make the AIM-120 C5 to be the first BVR missile in arsenal of the Pakistan air force.

Pakistani air force’s spokesperson has said that Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missiles in the PAF inventory not only marks the achievement of another major milestone in PAF Developmental Plan, but also bolsters its defensive capabilities manifold. Additionally, this capability brings PAF at par with other modern Air Forces of the world in terms of sophistication of its air-to air arsenal.

PAF’s spokesperson said that delivery of remaining F-16 C/D block 52+ aircrafts and Advance Medium Range Air to Air Missiles (AMRAAM) AIM-120 C5 will complete by the end of this year.

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