Pakistan Army Air Defence displays firepower capability

COAS General Bajwa

KARACHI: Pakistan Army Air Defence displayed its firepower capability at the Air Defence firing rangers near Karachi.
According to ISPR, the firing by all air defence weapon systems was culminating event of two weeks long Exercise Al-Bayza-2019.
The ISPR said that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the firepower display.
The hallmark of the event was first ever fire by recently inducted Long Range Air Defence Weapon System LY80. Induction of LY-80 has realized the concept of a comprehensive, layered and integrated air defence capability with enhanced lethality.
Interacting with the officers and troops, the COAS congratulated the army Air Defence for successful conduct of the firepower capability display. The COAS said that LY80 has greatly enhanced air defence capability of army air defence while strengthening it at the National level along wtih PAF, the overall custodian of the defence of Pakistan air space. The air chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also congratulated Pak army for induction of LY80 which has reinforced Pakistan’s over all air defence capability.
Commander Karachi corps, commander army air defence command and number of other senior commanders and principal staff officers also witnessed the event.


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