Islamabad, March 31, 2017 (PPI-OT): On 24 March, the Office of Defense Representative – Pakistan made another delivery of Cessna aircraft to the Pakistan Army. Since November 2016, the Pakistan Army has received six Cessna planes: two Cessna 208 Caravans and four Cessna 206H aircraft.
These aircraft will assist the Pakistan Army with their air mobility capability by enhancing the Army’s ability to conduct medical evacuations, as well as provide limited troop and equipment transport. Pakistan’s Army Aviation Command thanked America for the generous contribution. American security assistance continues to build the counterterrorism capabilities of Pakistan’s security forces. The United States and Pakistan are stronger when we work together to combat terrorism.
For more information, contact:
Information Office Public Affairs Section
Embassy of the United States of America
U.S. Embassy, Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2082911, +92-51-2081136