11 September 2017

Shaheen VI: China-Pakistan Air Forces Joint Exercise

Shaheen VI: China-Pakistan Air Forces Joint Exercise

The air forces of China and Pakistan began a joint training exercise named "Shaheen VI" and deployed their latest fighter jets and AWACS aircraft. China has dispatched J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS aircraft and ground forces including surface-to-air missile and radar troops.

The exercise will run in China. AWACS is Airborne Warning And Control System, a mobile, long-range radar surveillance and control centre for air defence. 

Important Takeaways from above News-
  • The "Shaheen" joint training between the two militaries which maintain close relations was launched in March 2011.
Source- The Economic Times

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