Nanchang A-5III/A-5C was an export version for Pakistan Air Force with western equipment upon customers' requests, such as flight instrumentation made by Rockwell Collins, and western ejection seat made by Martin-Baker.
Added the capability to fire western missiles such as the R550 Magic or AIM-9 Sidewinder.
No. 7 Squadron 'Bandits' – operated A-5C from 1983 until circa 1991.
No. 26 Squadron 'Black Spiders' – operated A-5C from 1984 until Feb 2010.
No. 16 Squadron 'Panthers' – operated A-5C from 1983 until April 2011.