Pakistan Navy warship held joint drills with Turkish Navy

Pakistan Navy warship held joint drills with Turkish Navy
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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Navy Warship held joint naval drills with the Turkish Navy warships, media has reported.

As per media report, Pakistan Navy warship ‘SAIF’ participated in joint exercises with the Turkish navy, an official press release said on Tuesday.

The exercises, including Mavi Balina 2018 and bilateral exercise Turgutreis-II, were aimed at enhancing interoperability between participating navies through the development of combined tactics, techniques and practices.

SAIF is fitted with state of the art weapons and sensors for undertaking all types of maritime operations in multi-threat environment, the Navy said.

It added that the Z9EC organic ASW helicopter from 222 aviation squadron of Air Arm is also embarked on-board the ship. Upon arrival at the port, the ship was received by Pakistan’s naval attaché and Turkish navy officials.

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