Thursday, August 20, 2009, Sha'aban 28, 1430 A.H  
   HOME
   News in English
   News in Urdu
   Program Profiles
   GEO TV
   GEO UK
   GEO USA
   GEO ME
   GEO CANADA
   GEO EUROPE
   GEO JAPAN
   GEO SUPER
   AAG TV
   Corporate Profile
   Tariff
   News Archive
   Contact Us
   FAQ
   Feedback
   GEO CHAT
   GEO SKINS
   GEO RINGTONES
   GEO NewsAlert
   GEO Wallpapers
   Transcripts of Program
   Team GEO
   Exam Results
 
 
 GEO Pakistan
 PAF begins drone planes production
 Updated at: 1632 PST,  Thursday, August 20, 2009
PAF begins drone planes production KAMRA: Pak Air Force has formally started the production of pilotless drone planes in collaboration with an Italian company, Geo News reported Thursday.

According to details issued by the PAF, the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra has commenced producing the pilotless planes Falco UAV in collaboration with Selex Galileo of Italy.

Aeronautical Complex chief Air Marshal Farhat Hussain said pilotless Falco UAV highly important for the countryís defence, adding the production of the planes will greatly add to the professional capabilities of PAF.

Farhat said Pakistan is now a member of the club of countries manufacturing drone planes.

The system will be used mainly for aerial reconnaissance and information gathering, although the PAF will later also induct UAVs equipped with weapon systems to carry out offensive operations.
Back     |    Send this story to friend    
 
Share this story!   
 
» GEO Pakistan
Malakand IDPs camp except Jalala closed
UN team visit Benazirís murder site
PML-Q like-minded group nullifies Ch. Brothersí election
President Zardari to leave for China on Aug 21
Battagram road mishap toll reaches to 20
   
» GEO World
US files case against Mumbai attackers: FBI
Modi bans Jaswant book on Jinnah
Swiss Bank to turn over account data to US authorities
S Korea's space rocket launch suspended
Peres: Russia to reconsider missile sale to Iran
   
» GEO Business
Petrol shortage in NWFP, Punjab and Northern areas
World sugar prices at the highest level in 2009
2,000 tonnes LPG imported to maintain prices
Oil jumps after surprise fall in US crude reserves
KSE100-index closes at 7952 points
   
» GEO Sports
Man Utd stunned by Burnley in English Premier League
Seniors fully encourage me on tour of SL: Umar Akmal
Kiwis regroup after Samaraweera century
Ashes rivals enter final test tomorrow
More Indian cricketers join Sehwag over selection row
   
 
Copyright © GEO TV. All rights reserved.