The Pakistan Air Force has been highly effective against terrorists in Pakistan’s FATA region and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets have been at the forefront of its combat operations, as Alan Warnes explains.


Deliveries of Sniper targeting pods and 18 F-16C/D Block 52s in 2010 meant the PAF could bomb insurgents at night. This aircraft is also equipped with two 2,000Ib GBU-10 laser-guided bombs and wingtip AMRAAMs.

Pakistan’s ACEs

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