Pak gets last batch of 5 F-16s from US

December 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI  

F-16 Islamabad, Dec.14 (ANI): Pakistan has received the last batch of five new F-16 aircraft from the United States.

According to the Daily Times, the aircraft were inducted into the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in a ceremony at the Shahbaz Air Base near Jacobabad, on Monday.

Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman said: “Pakistan and the US are friends and partners and both countries have benefited from each other.”

All 18 fighter aircraft will be delivered by January 2012.

US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron P Munter was present on the occasion. (ANI)

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