Chief of the Naval Staff visit units engaged in Pakistan Navy Exercise SEASPARK-12 : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Chief of the Naval Staff visit units engaged in Pakistan Navy Exercise SEASPARK-12

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Karachi, September 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, undertook a day long operational visit of the fleet units engaged in Pakistan Navy Exercise SEASPARK-12.

During the visit, the Naval Chief witnessed Convoy Escorting under multi-threat scenario, Defensive Counter Air Operations involving Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Aircraft, Combat Air Patrol(CAP) Operations by PAF aircraft in PN support, Air Defense Exercises besides other hardcore naval maneuvers.

The admiral was briefed on conduct of the exercise. Naval Chief expressed his satisfaction over conduct of the exercise and hoped it would hone the professional acumen of Pakistan Navy officers and men. He particularly lauded seamless integration and information fusion between Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force during the conduct of Anti Surface Vessel Operations which led to synergetic bi- service force application.

While interacting with officers and men on the occasion he underlined the importance of maintaining guard in view of prevailing security environment. He urged upon all to leave no stone unturned in achieving professional excellence which has always remained the hallmark of Pakistan Navy. His visit culminated with a ‘High Speed Fleet Review.’

Exercise SEASPARK-2012 being held after 3 years is the biggest naval exercise aimed to gauge/evaluate war preparedness of Pakistan Navy through conduct of battle-like situation in real time. The Exercise will conclude around mid Oct with conduct of final de-brief.

For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +9221 2006 3210
Cell: +92333 217 1764 and +92300 217 1038

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