Shaheen VIII: Pakistan and China Air forces held joint near real time combat exercise

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Shaheen VIII: Pakistan and China Air forces held joint near real time combat exercise

ISLAMABAD - The air forces of China and Pakistan are carrying out realistic operations very close to the real-combat environment with the best equipment in the ongoing joint annual exercise ‘Shaheen-VIII’.

A Chinese military observer said today, the joint training plays an important role in enhancing both sides’ combat capability and helping them learn from each other through confrontation.

Senior Colonel Du Wenlong said in an interview with ‘China Military’ in Beijing that based on the training progress so far, the Pakistani side has rich real-combat experience, while the Chinese side boasts advanced weapon and equipment systems and various cutting-edge technologies.