Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza visited Army Air Defence Ranges near Karachi and witnessed firing of different Air Defence weapon systems and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) including LY-80 Missiles and FM-90 missiles. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, and China’s Ambassador to Pakistan H.E. Nong Rong also witnessed the exercise on April 7, 2021.
The firing marked the culmination of Army Air Defence exercise ‘Al-Bayza-II’.
CJCSC was given a detailed briefing on the aim and objectives of the exercise, including the drills/procedures being practiced. He appreciated the display of high standards of training by the troops and emphasized the importance of air defence in modern warfare.
Earlier, upon arrival at firing ranges, CJCSC was received by Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan.
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