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Parachute Training School (Pakistan Army)

The Parachute Training School (PTS) is Pakistan Army's training formation imparting basic and advance airborne skills to all ranks. PTS located at Peshawar[1][2] was established in 1964 with the help of US Army's 10th Special Forces Group as a wing and was later raised as a school on 22 March 1981.[3][4]

Parachute Training School
CountryPakistan Pakistan
BranchPakistan Pakistan Army
TypeTraining unit
Part ofSSG Division
Garrison/HQPeshawar
Nickname(s)PTS

Contents

CoursesEdit

It conducts five parachuting courses:

  • Basic Airborne Course
  • Jumpmaster and Airborne Operation Course
  • High Altitude and Low Opening Course
  • Pathfinder Course
  • Parachute Packing and Maintenance Course

Aircraft used in trainingEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Singh, RSN (2009). The Military Factor in Pakistan. Lancer Publishers. p. 398. ISBN 978-0-9815378-9-4.
  2. ^ Singh, RSN (2008). Asian Strategic and Military Perspective. Lancer Publishers. p. 264. ISBN 978-81-7062-245-1.
  3. ^ Conboy, Kenneth (1992). Elite Forces of India and Pakistan. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85532-209-7.
  4. ^ "Parachute Training School". Pakistan Army Training Institution. Pakistan Army. Retrieved 7 March 2012.