31 May '17, 12pm

Pakistan gets 7 Sea King helicopters from UK.

The Pakistan Navy (PN) has received the seven surplus Westland Sea King multirole helicopters it ordered from the United Kingdom in 2016, according to a statement by the High Commission of Pakistan in London. The platforms were officially handed over on 24 May in a ceremony attended by Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK, Syed Ibne Abbas, and Christopher Bob Richardson from the UK Ministry of Defence, among others. The helicopters are to undergo maintenance services by Vector Aerospace before they are shipped to Pakistan later this year. The high commissioner lauded the historic relationship between the armed forces of Pakistan and the United Kingdom and the role played by the UK in capacity building of Pakistan Armed Forces both in terms of equipment support and training. Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enqu...

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