Pakistan Air Force gets latest US radar system

April 7th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin  

Islamabad, April 7 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) said Monday that it has got the latest generation of American radar system. The TPS-77 radars from Lockheed Martin Corporation “incorporate the state-of-the-art technology and belong to the latest generation,” said a PAF statement.

The TPS-77 radars, handed over to the PAF at a ceremony in southern Pakistani city of Karachi, have the capability to provide valley coverage and long-range detection capabilities.

“With the induction of these systems, Pakistan will have the capability to curb the drug traffickers’ unrestricted movement into the borders from its neighbouring countries,” the statement added.

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