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The Pakistani Al-Khalid “Immortal Tank”. A joint 1990s project between China and Pakistan, it was at first mistaken for an attempt at copying the M1 Abrams due to it’s profile. Designed to be easily adapted to a variety of engines and components from multiple nations depending on who purchased it, it is considerably lighter than most western tank designs. It’s main armament is a 125mm smootbore autoloading gun that can also fire wire-guided anti-tank missiles.

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An extremely rare whale, identified as most probably a Longman’s beaked whale, was successfully rescued from gillnet off Pakistan - all thanks to the training provided to the crew as part of a WWF- Pakistan project. It took 30 minutes, but this stunning whale was freed and swam away! RID 3984