KARACHI – Pakistan Navy major Maritime Exercise SEASPARK 2018 is in full swing.
Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited Naval units and installations on Makran Coast including Gwadar, Turbat and Jinnah Naval Base at Ormara.
Upon arrival at HQ COMWEST at Gwadar which is entrusted with Defense and Security of Gwadar Port, a lynchpin of CPEC, through effective employment of Task Force-88, Chief of the Naval Staff was received by Commander Coast, Rear Admiral Moazzam llyas and Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations).
A comprehensive brief was presented on operational deployment of assets along the west coast to maintain Coastal Security and Harbour Defence and Ground Based Air Defence of designated areas.
Subsequently, the Naval Chief witnessed live weapon firing of ground based surface to air missiles, wherein, firing of three different types of air defence missiles was demonstrated.