Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif spent night in the field near Kharian and witnessed the night and dawn operations of the central command as part of Army Field Exercises.
Exercises were aimed at validating latest operational plans involving infantry and mechanised troops and their support elements from the entire central command.
Apart from first ever use of fully digitalized virtual Command and Control Room, the exercise saw the first formal employment of indigenous Mine Dispensing System also.
SSG troops participated with most impressive High Altitude drop by their free fall paratroopers. While speaking to officers and men on the occasion, COAS General Raheel Sharif said that Army Field Exercise has fully achieved its objectives of validating our updated operational plans integrated with latest communication concepts and cyber technology to radically reduce our reaction time for quick response.
The Army Chief said successful culmination of the Exercise has boosted our confidence in our combat readiness. He said, “Induction of numerous indigenously prepared systems manifests our growing technical prowess and self reliance. -INP