KARACHI (Staff Report) – Pakistan Navy’s major maritime exercise SEASPARK-2015 has begun in North Arabian Sea.

Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat told a media briefing that objective of the exercise is to corroborate operational plans, assess war preparedness and enhance Pakistan Navy’s interoperability with PAF and Pak Army.

He said besides enhancement of operational preparedness, the exercise will also focus on seaward defence of the coast and response against emerging non-traditional threats emanating from sea.