Pakistan to Buy 48 Drones from China in ‘Largest Arms Deal’ of Its Kind. October 09, 2018

Pakistan is reportedly buying 48 drones from its all-weather friend China which is said to be the largest deal of its kind.

According to Chinese media reports, Pakistan will import 48 Wing Loong II Chinese drones to boost its air defence system and maintain the balance of power in the region in the face of arms race triggered by India.

China’s state-run Global Times newspaper quoted a Chinese military observer as saying the deal must be the largest such arms deal of its kind.

Pakistan Air Force’s Sherdils Aerobatic Team said that in future the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China’s Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Company will jointly manufacture the drones