KARACHI, Jan 10 (APP):Pakistan Army Air Defence on Thursday displayed its firepower capability at Air Defence Firing Ranges near the metropolis.
Firing by all air defence weapon systems was culminating event of two weeks long Exercise Al Bayza-2019, said an ISPR press release
issued here.Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of
Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the
Hallmark of the event was firstever fire by recently inducted
Long Range Air Defence Weapon System LY80. Induction of LY-80 is
realized the concept of a comprehensive, layered and integrated air
defence capability with enhanced lethality.
Interacting with the officers and troops, the COAS congratulated Army
Air Defence for successful conduct of firepower capability display.
The COAS said that LY-80 has greatly enhanced air defence capability of
Army Air Defence while strengthening it at National level along with
PAF, the overall custodian of the defence of Pakistan air space.
CAS Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also congratulated Pak
Army for induction of LY-80 which has reinforced Pakistan's overall
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.