Pakistan wins first export order for JF-17 Thunder

15 Jun, 2015 4:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan earned the first export order for JF-17 Thunder participating in the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Parc des on Monday.

The JF-17 Thunder displayed excellent stunts, mesmerizing the audience.

Pakistani JF-17 aircraft has already participated in UAE, China and Turkey.

In interview with British Magazine Flight Global, PAF Sales and Marketing Chairman Air Commodore Khalid Mahmood said: “A contract has been signed with an Asian country.”

He says that sales for the JF-17 have been held up by political turmoil in several Middle Eastern countries.

Air Commodore Khalid Mahmood says that 11 countries are looking at the type, which mirrors previous comments made by Chinese defence export agency Catic, which also markets the aircraft, and Pakistan air force officials.

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