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  • Pak to get $65 million US warship ‘free of cost’

    04/27/2010 8:47:14 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 21 replies · 639+ views
    Indian ^ | 4/27/2010 | Indian
    The Pakistan Navy has rebuked reports that it is acquiring an over 30-year old guided missile frigate from the United States for a whopping 64.77 million dollars, saying Pakistan would be getting the warship free of cost. A Pakistan Navy spokesman said that the transfer of USS McInerney, a Oliver Perry class frigate, is being done under the Foreign Military Funding, according to which Pakistan would ‘not have to pay a single dollar for the frigate.’ The naval frigate will be handed over to Pakistan on August 31 following which it would be refurbished according to the Pakistan Navy’s requirements...
  • Pak to get F-16s, Perry Class frigate from US by this year

    03/31/2010 9:55:53 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 5 replies · 498+ views ^ | 3/31/2010 |
    Pakistan is scheduled to get 18 of the Block 52 F-16 fighter aircraft and Oliver Hazard Perry Class frigate from the US by fall, and is expected to receive Shadow Drones within a year, a Pentagon official has said. Islamabad is set to receive all this military help under the enhanced US-Pakistan strategic cooperation. "I would like to think that we would get them (Pakistan) within the year," the official said on Tuesday. "Shadow (drone) is one of the things that they had asked for, and as we expanded and talked about other UAV platforms to be able to use...
  • Pak Navy tests surface-to-air missile

    03/18/2010 12:03:46 AM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 1 replies · 234+ views ^ | 3/18/2010 |
    After showing its firepower by testing a host of missiles in the Arabian Sea last week, Pakistan has test fired another missile. The surface-to-air missile was test fired from Pak Navy’s guided missile destroyer on Tuesday “which scored a direct hit,” the official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan said quoting a Navy press release. The Navy termed its anti-air warfare capability as another manifestation of its offensive punch. The state-of-the-art, fully automated missile is capable of intercepting targets at very high speeds, the statement said. The Navy had, over the weekend, test launched an array of missiles and torpedoes...
  • DSCA announces refurbishment of USS McInerney (FFG-8) before Transfer to Pakistan

    02/23/2010 9:22:51 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 288+ views
    Defense Professionals ^ | 2/23/2010 | Defense Professionals
    The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified US Congress on 18 February of a possible foreign military sale (FMS) to Pakistan for refurbishment of a Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate for a total contract value of approximately $78 million (€57.47 million). As the DSCA announced, the Government of Pakistan has requested support for refurbishment of USS McInerney (FFG-8), the second ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry-class of US guided-missile frigates, being provided as excess defence articles (EDA). The contract will include onboard spares, spare and repairs parts, support equipment, publications and technical data and related government and contractor services and support....
  • Breaking : SHOOTOUTS IN MUMBAI [A lot of people killed and injured]

    11/26/2008 9:39:53 AM PST · by Indian_Fighter_Kite · 2,960 replies · 102,348+ views
    CNN IBN ^ | Wed, Nov 26, 2008
    Mumbai: At least 15 people have been injured in gunfights between two groups in at least three places in Mumbai on Thursday night. Details are sketchy but it is believed that two gangs fired at each other at outside CST Railway Terminus, Hotel Oberoi and the popular Café Leopold restaurant in Mumbai. The first shooting took place near the CST police station
  • We were trained by Pak Navy: Captured terrorist

    11/30/2008 3:35:27 PM PST · by cmsgop · 281 replies · 8,332+ views
    Azam Amir, the terrorist who was held by the Mumbai Police, has made some striking revelations regarding the Mumbai terror attacks. Azam has disclosed that the Pakistan Navy had trained the terrorists in boating and swimming to carry out the attacks in Mumbai. Azam was arrested on Wednesday from Girgaum Chowpatty in an encounter with the police. Ismail Khan, an accomplice of Amir, reportedly died in the gunbattle.