Large-scale army exercises conclude
Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers.
Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops. "We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threats," said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops.
"With our current achievements in the ongoing war against terrorism, and our standard of training for conventional warfare, Pakistan Army is the best army in the world," said General Raheel Sharif while expressing his complete satisfaction after the conclusion of the exercises.
The exercise involved large-scale integrated maneuvers of infantry, mechanised, armoured, army aviation and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) assets. The scope of the exercise included offensive and defensive maneuvers by the army to ensure complete dominance of the battlefield, in any conventional war scenario.