IDEAS 2018: Forces perform air show in Karachi

IDEAS 2018: Forces perform air show in Karachi

Karachi (Staff Report): Pakistan's armed forces presented an air show and anti-terrorism demonstration at Sea View as part of the tenth International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS 2018).


The four-day defence exhibition, which kicked off on November 27 and will continue till November 30, is being attended by 262 high-level delegations from 51 different countries.

According to a press release issued by the Directorate of Media Affairs of PAF, this year PAF is participating in the mega event with locally made state-of-the-art military hardware, including Air Defence Command and Control Centres and integrated simulators.

The JF-17 Thunder and F-16 fighter aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) enthralled the audience with an air show at Nishan-i-Pakistan, Sea View. Sherdil aerobatics team also presented a scintillating aerial display.

Organised under the aegis of Defence Export Promotion Organisation (DEPO), IDEAS 2018 brings together defence industry players from different parts of the world. Besides Pakistan itself, other major exporters of defence technology including China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, USA are exhibiting their exclusive country pavilions.