India irked at Pakistan Military initiatives surrounding Indian neighbours and old defence partners
NEW DELHI: India irked at Pakistan Military initiatives surrounding Indian neighbours and old defence partners over defence equipment exports.
Pakistan to export JF - 17 Thunder Fighter Jets to 4 countries including Indian neighbour Myanmar and traditional defence partner Nigeria , Indian Media Report has revealed.
Pakistan is now eyeing export markets in third countries in India’s neighbourhood and among New Delhi’s traditional defence partners in Africa.
The subject of Chinese fighter aircraft and other military hardware supplied to Pakistan link for exports to third countries figured high on the agenda of Pakistan Army chief’s visit to Beijing last week, ET has learnt.
ET has also learnt that Pakistan plans to sell batches of JF-17 Thunder fighters that it has built with Chinese assistance to India’s neighbour Myanmar and Nigeria, India’s old defence partner in Africa [image: ET Prime] link
Myanmar has already purchased four JF-17s through Chinese assistance. Pakistan also plans to export JF-17 to Malaysia and Azerbaijan as well as additional fighter jets to Nigeria, which now has three JF-17s, ET has learnt.