Parachute Training School (Pakistan Army)

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Parachute Training School
Country Pakistan Pakistan
Branch Pakistan Pakistan Army
Type Training unit
Part of SSG Division
Garrison/HQ Peshawar
Nickname(s) PTS

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]

Courses[edit]

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 Training[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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.