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JF-17 Thunder First air to air kill

JF-17 Thunder First air-to-air kill

On 18 june 2017  An unmanned Iranian drone allegedly on a spying mission was shot down by a PAF JF-17 Thunder fighter jet in Balochistan Panjgur area 45km inside Pak territory .

Iranian S-129  UAV  was operating  deep inside Pakistani airspace .Air Defence units of pakistan air force  spotted  Iranian drone and issued an Air Defence alert . 

JF-17 Thunder of No. 2 Sqn allocated at  PAF Base Masroor responded  to  Air Defence alert  and  shoot down UAV at 3am  in Parom area of Panjgur district

Wreckage of Iranian S-129  UAV  was later  recovered by local security forces .PAF later confirmed that JF-17 thunder have scored its First air to air kill .

The PAC JF-17 Thunder  is a lightweight, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft produced by pakistan air force

Till now PAF have produced 100+ units of JF-17 thunder (block 1 and 2 ) . Its is a symbol of Pakistan excellence in aviation industry . Myanmar and Nigeria have already placed order of purchase of JF-17 thunder

 

 

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