The JF-17 Thunder is a low-cost combat aircraft designed in China and assembled in Pakistan. It is set to replace Pakistan’s ageing fleet of Dassault Mirage III/5 fighter jets by 2020. Photo: Handout

China-Pakistan military ties set to get even closer as ‘iron brothers’ eye new alliance

From jointly developed jets to high-level talks on regional security issues, Beijing and Islamabad are fighting side by side to keep the peace

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The JF-17 Thunder is a low-cost combat aircraft designed in China and assembled in Pakistan. It is set to replace Pakistan’s ageing fleet of Dassault Mirage III/5 fighter jets by 2020. Photo: Handout
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