JF-17 Thunder displayed its maneuvering power, tactics and flying capabilities at Islamabad on Pakistan’s resolution day.
Potential export to Malaysia?
Also present was Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad, as the guest of honor.Dr Mahathir was given a briefing along with technical analysis of the multi-role JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft.
Interest in JF-17 has risen after it shot down an Indian airforce’s Mig-21 Bison in broad daylight on 27th February, 2019, during the standoff between the two rivals. The Mig-21 was being covered by InAF’s most capable aircrafts like Su-30 MKIs and Mirage 2000s.
Malaysia and several other countries have shown interest in procuring the JF-17 aircraft.
The aircraft has already been exported to Nigeria and Myanmar.