Seamless Integration between Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy is essential for Synergetic Response to prevailing threats: Naval Chief

Karachi, November 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah along with Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman undertook an operational visit of the Fleet units at sea during the ongoing Pakistan Navy Exercise SEASPARK 2015. On arrival, both the Services Chiefs were briefed on the conduct of the exercise.

During the visit, the Naval and Air Chiefs witnessed the ongoing joint operations by PN Fleet units and PAF aircraft. Naval Chief lauded the seamless integration between various echelons of Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force which is essential for synergetic response to the prevailing threats. Earlier, both the Services Chiefs also witnessed the conduct of Joint Operations from PAF’s Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW and C) Aircraft while operating at North Arabian Sea.

While interacting with officers and men on the occasion, Chief of the Naval Staff underlined the importance of maintaining constant vigil at sea in view of the prevailing security environment. He reiterated PN’s resolve of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and urged upon all to put in their best to achieve professional excellence which has always remained the hallmark of Pakistan Navy. The overarching objective of this exercise is to validate PN operational plans, assess war preparedness of Pakistan Navy and enhance interoperability with PAF and Pak Army.

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