RAWALPINDI: Army chief General Raheel Sharif spent night
in the field near Kharian and witnessed the troops from Central
Command carrying out night and dawn operations as part of Army
Field Exercises (COAS News).
Moreover, the exercises were aimed at validating the latest operational plans
involving infantry and mechanized troops and their support elements
from the entire Central Command, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
stated in a press release here on Tuesday.
Apart from first ever use of fully digitized virtual Command and Control
Room, the exercise saw the first formal employment of indigenously
developed Mine Dispensing System.
Furthermore, the troops of Special Service Group (SSG) also participated with
most impressive high altitude drop by their free fall paratroopers.
Army Field Exercise had fully achieved its objectives
While speaking to officers and men on the occasion, the COAS aslo said the
Army Field Exercise had fully achieved its objectives of validating updated
operational plans integrated with the latest communication concepts and cyber
technology to radically reduce reaction time for quick response.
Furthermore, he also said,”Successful culmination of the Exercise has boosted our confidence
in our combat readiness.
“Induction of numerous indigenously prepared systems manifests our
growing technical prowess and self-reliance. Our adversary must know
while we have been fully occupied in a determined fight against terrorism
across the country specially the western border, we have kept ourselves prepared
to take on any misadventure or strategic miscalculation by our adversary.”
Meanwhile, General Raheel Sharif also said, “The resilience, resolve and heroic deeds
of our men against odds have earned international acclaim for our audacity as a nation.”
He further emphasized on perpetual state of readiness and commended the morale and
combat efficiency of troops.