WATCH: PAF fighter jets land on Islamabad-Lahore motorway | The Express Tribune

As part of its operational preparedness plan, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter aircraft on Wednesday landed on Islamabad-Lahore motorway, carrying out road runway operations.

The fighter jets, along with trainer aircraft from various squadrons of the PAF, participated in the exercise, a statement issued by the PAF said. 

“After landing on the carpeted road, the aircraft were refuelled before taking off for their respective bases,” it added.

Interacting with the participating ground and aircrew, the Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed, who was the chief guest at the occasion, said that the PAF is respected for its professionalism and a true symbol of pride for the nation.

He also lauded PAF personnel for living up to the expectation of the nation on 27 February, 2019 when it gave a befitting response to the enemy.

The PAF regularly undertakes road runway operations as part of its operational preparedness plan. Air Vice Marshal Zaffar Aslam acknowledged the close coordination and support of various civil and military departments especially the National Highway Authority, FWO and Motorway Police, whose assistance played an instrumental role in the conduct of this exercise.

The exercise was aimed at preparing PAF combat crew for the utilisation of vast network of highways for conducting air operations during warlike situations.

 



Source link

Latest

GB Endurance rowing crew rescued off the Antrim coast

The crews, who are taking part in a rowing...

Answering immediate questions on abortion rights after the Supreme Court decision

NPR's Elissa Nadworny speaks with Mary Ziegler of the...

Canadian Woman Who Fell Asleep On Train Tracks Dodges Serious Injuries

A Canadian woman barely avoided death and serious injuries...

‘Share our pain’: Deadly Afghan quake ruins village life

Village life has always been tough for Afghans in...

Vote count underway in violence-marred LG elections in Sindh

KARACHI:  Counting of votes is underway in the elections being held in the first phase of local government polls in 14 districts from four...

Gen Bajwa awarded highest Saudi honour | The Express Tribune

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has awarded Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed with King Abdulaziz Medal of Excellent Class, reported Saudi media...

Pakistan Test squad to train at Pindi Stadium for Sri Lanka series

LAHORE    –  The Sri Lanka-bound Pakistan Test squad gathered in Islamabad on Saturday to finalise their preparations for the two ICC World Test Championship...