A recent post from defence.pk suggests that Pakistan will get some crucial military hardwares from various US sources. These includes:
I. 8 Block 52+ F-16 C Fighting Falcons fighter
|Pakistani F-16 Block 52+ Fighting Falcons.|
II. 3 Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate
|Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate infographic.|
III. Requested the sale of AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters to replace the AH-1F/S Cobras
|A devastatingly handsome (and lethal) beast, AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters.|
It is likely that Pakistan will exercise the option for the total 18 extra F-16s or buy more surplus ones from the US. Many would say this as the diplomacy of the COAS, but still there something to observe. Pakistan those AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, because for both type of war scenario of Pakistan Army, in the east or north-west, they need these attack birds very urgently.
Recently Pakistan approaches firmly with Russian firms to acquire Mil Mi-35 HIND-E attack choppers in a countable number from Russia.