ISLAMABAD:The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF-17 fighter jet proved its combat potential and agility when it was pitched against multiple state-of-the-art fighters of the world at the Exercise Spears of Victory, 2023 held at Air War Centre Dhahran (King Abdulaziz Air Base), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The adroit PAF pilots upheld their mastery and legacy of professionalism amongst the aircrew of the eight participating air forces.
According to a statement issued by the PAF on Tuesday, the air force contingent landed back at an operational air base after successful participation in the Exercise Spears of Victory, 2023.
The PAF fighters also practiced multiple tankings in one go from Dhahran to Peshawar through PAF’s own tanker IL-78 aircraft after the fulfilment of the exercise.
The non-stop flight of jets through inflight refuellings is yet another milestone marking a momentous stride towards unconquerable aerial defence of the motherland.
The indigenous and imperative achievement reflects the sound foothold of the operational training of PAF personnel in line with the latest developments in aerial warfare.
This pivotal moment of mid-air refuelling over international waters has proved the capability and capacity of the PAF’s fighter fleet in addition to augmenting the overall combat efficacy of PAF.
Smart inductions are giving providence by enhancing combat effectiveness and potential of the PAF.