RAWALPINDI – Pakistan Army and Air Force carried out a joint exercise to test their joint conventional firepower capability in Central Command exercise at Jhelum firing ranges, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Saturday.
Lt General Azhar Saleh Abbasi, the Commander Central Command, briefed the audience about aims, objectives, and conduct of the exercise.
The exercise marked the culmination of a process aimed at integrating all available fire power assets/sensors held with both Army and PAF through an optimised near real time Sensor – Shooter Grid in a Network Assisted Environment.
Various concepts related to integration of firepower assets like PAF, Artillery, Air Defence, SSG, Army Aviation, Infantry and Armour in support of offensive and defensive manoeuvres in a Conventional War were practiced, perfected and validated during the exercise.
Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar witnessed the concluding event as chief guest.
A large number of senior Army and Air Force officers witnessed the fire power display. The CGS applauded efforts of all ranks in making the exercise professionally rewarding and reiterated requirement for continuous efforts to hone professional skills in defence of motherland.
Lt Gen Bilal Akbar commended their services while also congratulating them on conduct of successful exercise.