COAS witnesses Jidar-ul-Hadeed training exercise in Thar

By: News Desk      Published: 11:27 PM, 15 Feb, 2021
COAS witnesses Jidar-ul-Hadeed training exercise in Thar

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited Thar desert to inspect ongoing training exercise Jidar-ul-Hadeed, said ISPR

The army chief visited training area in Thar near Chhor. General Bajwa witnessed ongoing training exercise wherein the operational capability of field formations operating in desert is being tested in near battlefield environment. The training exercise Jidar -ul- Hadeed involves integrated manoeuvres of infantry & mechanized forces in a defensive role. 

The army chief was given detailed briefing by exercise commander on the aim and objectives of ongoing exercise & drills / procedures being practiced to ensure complete dominance of the battlefield. 

The troops have been undergoing this exercise under strenuous field conditions for over two weeks which will culminate on February 28. 

Lauding the standard of training of participating troops, COAS expressed his complete satisfaction over operational preparedness & combat readiness of the formation. Vigorous training & highest standard of preparedness in peacetime are the only guarantors of peace, COAS emphasized.