Defence Update Blog

First JF-17 for Myanmar commence flight testing

The first JF-17 Thunder fighter jet for Myanmar has commenced flight testing according to pictures posted online. Myanmar became the first export customer for the type, which is co-produced by Chinese Chengdu Aircraft Industry...

Is India’s Submarine Fleet Defenseless?

With the recent cancellation of a $200 million contract for 98 Black Shark heavyweight torpedoes at the end of May, the Indian Navy’s new submarine fleet continues to lack adequate defense capabilities against enemy...

India has a military advantage over Pakistan

The Pakistani budget for the next financial year was presented on May 26. The Rs 4.75 trillion budget (all figures are in Pakistani rupees, except where specified), allocates Rs 920.2 billion for defence. India...