Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) has signed an agreement to sell 10 Super Mushshak trainers to Azerbaijan on July 27.
The contract was signed, in Azerbaijan, by Air Marshal Arshad Malik, Chairman of PAC Kamra and Lieutenant General Ramiz Tahirov, Commander of Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force.
The contract would also include operational training and technical support and assistance to Azerbaijan Air Force and will further strengthen the bilateral ties between the two countries.
In May this year, PAC inked a contract with the Turkish government to sell 52 Super Mushshak for replacing the Turkish Air Force’s SF-260s. PAC had also secured orders of eight and 10 aircraft from Qatar and Nigeria, respectively in 2016.
About Super Mushshak:
PAC Super Mushshak (Urdu: سپر مشاق) (“Proficient”) is a primary trainer aircraft, which is a more advanced, upgraded variant of the MFI-17 Mushshak.
It was designed by and is being manufactured at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Aircraft Manufacturing Factory (AMF) at Kamra in Punjab province.
Approximately 300 of these aircraft are being used by the Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Army for military training of pilots and other defense related activities.
The aircraft is already in service with Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iran, Iraq and South Africa.