Chinese military aviation tech meets modern warfare needs: PAF chief
Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, has said Chinese Military Aviation Technology is at par with contemporary requirements and has full capacity to meet modern warfare needs.
He was expressing his views after flying an air superiority sortie in a Hi-Tech Chinese fighter aircraft during ongoing exercise Shaheen-IX. Lauding the professionalism of PLAAF pilots, the Air Chief said that the outstanding air combat skills of PLAAF pilots are reflective of the robust and modern combat training program of PLAAF.
Expressing his satisfaction over the conduct of the exercise, the Air Chief said that it was heartening to see the two Air Forces inter-operating across a wide spectrum of airpower employment options. He said that in modern time, competition in the air domain centres not only around mastery of technology but also on its artful application in both strategy and tactics.
He added that Shaheen series of exercises will go a long way in enhancing the professional skills and operational preparedness of both the Air Forces in addition to developing a mutual understanding of each other’s combat skills. The joint Air Exercise Shaheen IX that commenced on 9th of December now entered its last phase.