Air Marshal Farooq Habib (Retd)

Senior Director


Air Marshal Farooq Habib (Retd)

Professional Experience

Air Marshal Farooq Habib (Retd) joined the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies, Islamabad as Senior Director in February 2022. A graduate of National Defence University and Air War College, he has 36 years’ experience of military aviation as fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force. He holds Master’s Degrees in Strategic Studies and Defence & Strategic Studies .During his service with the PAF, he has held various Command and Staff appointments including Commandant of Air War College, Deputy Chief of Air Staff Training, Deputy Chief of Air Staff Personnel and Vice Chief of Air Staff. He has also commanded the first contingent of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An alumnus of the Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (USA), his areas of expertise include National Security with emphasis on traditional security threats and response options; Doctrine And Policy; Governance and Public Policy. He lectures regularly at National Defence University and Air War College on related subjects. He is a recipient of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) for his services to the PAF.




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