COAS General Syed Asim Munir visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on April 11, 2023. He was briefed about the technical capabilities of HIT, progress of the ongoing projects, indigenization efforts, and recently undertaken modernisation measures. He visited various factories of HIT and witnessed manufacturing, rebuild and upgradation of tanks, armored personnel carriers (APCs), enhanced protection solutions, remote weapon systems and indigenous 155 mm artillery gun barrels for Pakistan Army.
COAS remarked that HIT is the hub of knowledge economy and research and development (R&D), which is key to achieve self-reliance in defense production and contributes towards national exports and economy. He expressed his full confidence in the capabilities of its personnel and appreciated the commitment of officers and workforce to transform HIT into a modern defence production establishment for meeting the requirements of Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) at par with the international standards. Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Chairman HIT.
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