Islamabad—A concluding session on culmination of PAF exercise Tempest-II was held at Nur Khan Auditorium Air Headquarters, Islamabad on Thursday.
General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the chief guest at the occasion. Chief of the Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zakaullah and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force were also present at the session. Senior officers from tri-services also attended the concluding session.
While talking at the occasion, the Air Chief said that PAF, in synergy with sister services, has played an important role in the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb.
This operation has greatly contributed towards jointness and interoperability amongst the sister services and the coordination among them is better than ever.
The exercise has immensely contributed towards operational preparedness and our armed forces are at the highest level of operational readiness to take on any challenge, be it internal or external. CJCSC lauded the efforts of conducting this significant war game which will help in revolutionizing the latest war fighting concepts.
He further said that the exercise not only generated fruitful debates on strategy and planning but also proved to be an effective tool in identifying own strengths and challenges. The war game was based on the prevalent Concept of Operations of PAF and it helped in assessing the efficacy of Airpower in any future conflict.
This exercise would prove to be an important element of the PAF’s operational planning cycle and its outcome would assist PAF in campaign planning during war.