Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: F-16

IAF presents images from defence system to reiterate stand on shooting down Pakistan’s F-16

Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor, at a media briefing, showed radar images to assert that an F-16 of the Pakistan Air Force was shot down by the Indian Air Force on 27 February.

In PAF lies & subterfuge, an F-16 tail number & a PAF pilot  —  both hidden to serve a myth

ISPR is leading Pakistan’s hybrid war of denial since the day PAF lost its most advanced platform to a gritty IAF counterattack. But the evidence is right in front of us to sift, writes former IAF Mirage pilot and air warfare writer Sameer Joshi.

Imran Khan says BJP’s ‘false claim of shooting PAF F-16 to build war hysteria for polls has backfired’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's comments follow a US magazine's report that contradicts India's stand on shooting down a PAF fighter jet.

This is probably how Pakistan is explaining that its F-16 fighter jet inventory is intact

Pakistan had said it purchased 12 F-16As and 1 F-16B from Jordan, but in a 2014 image released by its military’s publicity wing ISPR, 2 F-16Bs can be seen.

Haven’t counted Pakistan’s F-16s, says Pentagon after US magazine claimed it did

Foreign Policy magazine claimed Pakistan's F-16s were found to be intact after a count by US defence personnel, which goes against India's position that it downed one of the jets on 27 February.

Radio intercepts, parachute sightings, e-signatures: IAF sure it shot down Pakistani F-16

The Indian Air Force said it has evidence to confirm that a Pakistan F-16 was shot down on February 27 during a dog fight over Jammu and Kashmir. 

India rubbishes claim by US magazine that no Pakistani F-16s are missing

Foreign Policy magazine reported that the US has counted Pakistan’s F-16s, and found that all of them are ‘present and accounted for’.

NaMo TV’s launch without licence shows clear collusion between party & govt

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US count finds all Pakistan F-16s accounted for, contradicts India’s claims, says report

A report by a US magazine stated that Pakistan had invited US to physically count its F-16s to counter India’s claims that it had shot down a jet in February.

Balakot proof is ‘blowin in the wind’ which Pakistan doesn’t want to see: IAF chief Dhanoa

Dhanoa quoted a Bob Dylan song saying Pakistan did not want to accept the reality of Balakot air strikes despite ample proof. 

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.