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Pakistan Air Force Inducts Chinese Fighters – Defense News

Several jets flew overhead as Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, welcomed the purchase, which was made for an undisclosed amount

A People's Liberation Army Air Force J-10B fighter in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. Photo: Reuters


Pakistan’s air force has inducted its first batch of Chinese-built J-10C fighter jets, holding a ceremony in Islamabad with officials from both countries, the US-based Defense News reported.

Several jets flew overhead as prime minister Imran Khan welcomed the purchase, made for an undisclosed amount. Pakistan hasn’t said how many aircraft were bought, although authorities had earlier spoken of up to 25 jets.

Read the full report: Defense News




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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.


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