COAS Asim Munir lauds performance of PAF Air Power Centre of Excellence

COAS Asim Munir lauds performance of PAF Air Power Centre of Excellence

Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir emphasized the significance of multinational air exercises in the context of evolving air warfare dynamics. He conveyed this message while addressing the participants of the Multinational Air Exercise Indus Shield, which took place at the Airpower Centre of Excellence.

During this event, the army chief visited an operational air base of the Pakistan Air Force, where he observed the ongoing aerial exercise, Indus Shield-2023. Notable air chiefs from countries like Türkiye, Azerbaijan, and Hungary were also present as witnesses to this extensive air exercise involving 14 nations.

In his speech, COAS Munir commended the professionalism of the exercise participants and expressed his deep appreciation for the Air Power Centre of Excellence's advanced facilities and its pivotal role in orchestrating such a large-scale air exercise. He acknowledged that the center's expertise and dedication have contributed to the development of highly skilled and proficient air warriors, prepared to confront the challenges of modern warfare.

Furthermore, General Munir praised the leadership of the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber, whose unwavering determination and relentless efforts led to this exercise becoming one of the largest aerial exercises in the region.

Recognizing the ever-changing nature of aerial warfare, he reiterated his commitment to supporting the air chief's vision, which includes the incorporation of intelligent introductions and cutting-edge technologies in various domains such as cyber, artificial intelligence, IT, space, and specialized innovations.

Upon his arrival, COAS Munir was warmly received by Air Chief Marshal Baber, and he had the opportunity to meet with foreign dignitaries and principal staff officers of the Pakistan Air Force.