Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick gun - The Khyber

Centrefire breech-loading walking stick gun - The Khyber

Date

about 1980

Object Number

PR.8108

Provenance

Air Chief Marshal Anwar Shamin (1st October 1931-4th Jan 2013)was a four-star air-force general officer who was the 10th Chief of Air Staff of Pakistan Air Force from July 23, 1978 to March 5, 1985.[1] Air Chief Marshal Shamim was promoted to four-star general and assumed the command of the Pakistan Air Force on 23 July 1978. Air-Chief Marshal Shamim was one of the important and powerful figure during the dictatorial regime of General Zia-ul-Haq. He played in his county's clandestine nuclear development programme During his term as Chief of Air Staff, Shamim oversaw the induction and introduction of F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-5 Fantan and the creation of three regional (corps size) air commands, and the considerably expanded the air war operations in the country. After his retirement from Air Force, Air Chief Martial Shamim went to serve his life for the welfare and humanitarian issues, and further declined further public office.

Physical Description

Presented by Air Chief Marshal M.A. Shamim, Chief of Air Staff, PAF (Parkistan Air Force)

Dimensions

weight:1.01

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number NVN

Calibre

.32 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Engraving
Presented by Air Chief Marshal M.A. Shamim, Chief of Air Staff, PAF (Parkistan Air Force)
breech

Associations

Places Pakistan