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Friday, September 11, 2015

PAF engineers restore AWACS 'back to life' at half cost

PAKAF Saab 2000 ErieyeKamra Aeronautical Complex has made the Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) aircraft operational on Thursday. 15 million dollars have been saved due to the indigenous repair to the aircraft. Feasibility study of Gwadar deep waters shipyard has also been completed, reported Dunya News.

Pakistani engineers have repaired the AWACS aircraft, which is now available for service once again. The aircraft had been damaged in an attack by terrorists during an attack on Kamra aeronautical complex.

According to American aircraft engineers, estimated repair cost of the aircraft has been halved. At the meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production, it was informed that the aircraft which had been damaged during Kamra terrorist attack has been made operational in ten months.

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