Who can forget that date of 26 February 2019, especially Pakistan, when 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets from India crossed the Line of Control at around 3.30 in the morning and destroyed the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist camp in Balakot, Pakistan. Had given. The Indian Air Force along with the Mirage-2000, Sukhoi Su-30 penetrated so much and the Pakistani army did not even know about it. Now Pakistan is focusing on strengthening its air defense so that the situation like Balakot does not happen again.
Pakistan has agreed to buy multirole radar system TPS-77 from the US despite strained relations. Under the agreement, 13 multirole radars will be procured. Eight of these radars have reached Pakistan. Radars have been deployed to track Indian aircraft. Pakistan has also requested China to strengthen its air defense system with radar.
Preparation to track Indian fighter jets
Pakistan will get 5 more radars from America. It has also been decided where to deploy the radar. One of these radars will be deployed at Cherat in Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Notably, all the radar systems have been deployed in PoK and on the India-Pakistan border. Pakistan is preparing to track down Indian fighter jets.
Radars deployed in PoK
Pakistan has bought 13 radar systems from the US. Of these, 8 radars reached Pakistan. Out of which 7 radars have become active. Radars have been deployed in PoK’s Devasai, Mirpur’s Mangla, Kartarpur’s Pasrur, Pakistan’s Chunian in Punjab province, Bholari, Badin and Pano Aqeel near Karachi. Preparations are underway to deploy the eighth radar in Bahawalpur.