Pakistan's defense industry: An effort towards self-reliance?

  title={Pakistan's defense industry: An effort towards self-reliance?},
  author={Ayesha Siddiqa-Agha},
This paper discusses the current state of Pakistan's defense industry and its potential. Like most of the developing Third World countries, Pakistan also has a number of weapons production and related R&D facilities. The defense industrial infrastructure was considered necessary to maintain an ability to fight without compromising foreign policy or other state objectives. However, the present state of the defense industry does not give one the satisfaction that Pakistani policy-makers could… CONTINUE READING

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