RAWALPINDI – Pakistan Army on Sunday inducted Chinese-built Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) LY-80 in its air defence system, read a statement issued by the military’s media wing.

According to Army’s media wing, the induction ceremony was held at Army Auditorium where army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was the chief guest.

LY-80 is a Chinese mobile air defence system capable of tracking and destroying variety of aerial targets at longer ranges flying at low and medium altitude, the ISPR statement read.

The army chief said, “LY-80 LOMADS increases our response capability to current and emerging air defence threats.”

Earlier on arrival, Gen Bajwa was received by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahid Latif Mirza, the commander of military’s air defence arm.