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    Pakistan Air Force Bases

    Pakistan Air Force Bases
    taken from www.fas.org

    For the time being it appears that the credibility of Pakistan's nuclear deterrent depends not on its limited-range missiles, but on the survivability of its strike aircraft. In peacetime the bulk of Pakistan's combat aircraft are concentraed in seven air bases. However, there are roughly 30 airfields at which Pakistani nuclear-equiped aircraft could be based, vastly complicating Indian counterforce attack planning.
    The two units operating the Chinese-built A-5 [No. 16 Sqn and No. 26 Sqn], an aircraft believed to be a leading candidate for the aerial delivery of nuclear weapons, were reportedly stationed at PAF Masroor in early 1998. By late 1999 they had reportedly been re-deployed to PAF Peshawar. The Pakistani Air Force currently operates some 180 Mirage aircraft of various configurations, equiping four operational squadrons [No. 5, No. 7, No. 8, No. 22 (OCU)] and a Combat Command School training squadron. Pakistan obtained 43 used Mirage IIIOs and 7 Mirage IIIODs from Australia in 1990, and purchased another 40 reconditioned Mirage IIIEs from France in 1996. The allocation of these 90 aircraft is not evidently reflected in published order of battle tables, and is only estimated here.

    Major Operational Bases are fully functional bases from which aircraft operate during peacetime.
    Forward Operational Bases are active during peacetime and become fully operational during wartime.
    Satellite bases are used for emergency landing and recovery of aircraft during both peacetime and wartime.
    In addition there some two dozen other civilian airfields in Pakistan that could be used for landing and recovery of military aircraft during both peace and war. While some are full-fledged civilian airports, others consist of little more than a single runway and modest support facilities. Most are can be used by jet-fighter aircraft, and all can handle medium-sized tactical transports.

    75 with permanent-surface runways
    1 with runways over 3,659 m
    30 with runways 2,440-3,659 m
    43 with runways 1,220-2,439 m


    Airbase Locale Lattitude Longitude Facility Command Wing Squadron Aircraft AC #

    PAF Bhagtanwala sat
    PAF Chaklala Rawalpindi MOB No.35 (Composite Air Transport) Wing
    No. 6 Sqn C-130 14
    No.12 Sqn B707, Falcon, F-27 6
    No.41 Sqn Cessna, Aero, Beach 3
    No.455 Sqn Crotale SAM
    No.??? Sqn HQ-2B SAM
    PAF Chander sat
    PAF Chuk Jhumra sat
    PAF Faisal Karachi MOB Southern Air Commander HQ
    PAF Gwadar sat
    PAF Kamra [Minhas] Kamra MOB Northern No.33 (Fighter/Multi-Role) Wing
    No.14 Sqn F-7P ~24
    No.15 Sqn F-6, FT-6 ~24
    PAF Kohat sat
    PAF Lahore Lahore FOB
    PAF Masroor Karachi MOB Southern No 32 (Fighter Ground Attack) Wing
    No. 2 Sqn F-7P ~24
    No. 7 Sqn Mirage 5PA, III 24+45
    No. 8 Sqn Mirage 5PA, III 24+45
    No.22 Sqn Mirage 5PA, IIIDP 14 + 2
    No.84 Sqn Alouette III 2
    No.453 Sqn Crotale SAM
    No.??? Sqn HQ-2B SAM
    PAF Mianwali Mianwali MOB No. 37 (Combat Training) Wing
    No. 1 Sqn FT-5 25
    No.19 Sqn F-7P ~24
    No.25 Sqn F-7 & FT-7 ~24
    No.86 Sqn Alouette III 2
    PAF Mirpur Khas FOB
    PAF Multan Multan FOB
    PAF Murid FOB
    PAF Nawabshah FOB
    PAF Ormara sat
    PAF Pasni FOB
    PAF Peshawar Peshawar MOB Northern Air Command HQ
    No.36 (Tactical Attack) Wing
    No.16 Sqn A-5 25
    No.26 Sqn A-5 24
    No.81 Sqn Alouette III 2
    PAF Rafiqui Shorkot MOB Central No. 34 (Fighter) Wing
    No. 5 Sqn Mirage IIIEP/RP 30
    No.18 Sqn F-7P ~24
    No.20 Sqn F-7P ~24
    No.83 Sqn Alouette III 2
    PAF Rahim Yar Khan sat
    PAF Rajanpur sat
    PAF Risalewala Faisalabad FOB
    PAF Risalpur Risalpur MOB
    PAF Samungli Quetta 3014'N 6655'E MOB Southern No. 31 (Fighter) Wing
    No.17 Sqn F-6, F-7P, FT-6 ~24
    No.23 Sqn F-6 ~24
    No.85 Sqn Alouette III 2
    PAF Sargodha Sargodha 3203'N 7239'E MOB Central Air Command, HQ
    No.38 (Multi-Role) Wing
    No. 9 Sqn F-16A 16
    No.11 Sqn F-16 A/B 16
    No.24 Sqn Falcon 20 F/G 2
    No.82 Sqn Alouette III 2
    Combat School F-7 ~24
    Combat School Mirage 5PA
    PAF Shahbaz Jacobabad FOB
    PAF Sindhri sat
    PAF Sukkur FOB
    PAF Talhar FOB
    PAF Vihari FOB

    SOURCES and METHODS
    PAF Order of Battle @ Pakmilitary.com
    PAKISTAN AIR FORCE Squadrons
    PAF Bases PAF Organization & Structure Pakistan Institute for Air Defence Studies
    PAF INVENTORY & ORDER OF BATTLE As of 16 June 1999 Pakistan Institute for Air Defence Studies
    Pakistan AirForce-Bases
    AIRFIELD AND HELIPORT DESIGN FM 5-430-00-2 / AFJPAM 32-8013 -- 29 September 1994
    Air Base Damage Repair (Pavement Repair) TC 5-340 - 27 December 1988.
    [img] http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/pakist...ap-airbase.gif
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    #2
    Im sorry guys.. the above material isnt in the original format..
    plz reffer to this site, and links for the original inforamtion alongwith images and maps...

    Special Wepons... http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/pakist...ity/index.html
    Atomic Reactors... http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/pakist...ty/reactor.htm

    Missiles http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/pakist...ile/index.html

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