Modern ATR-77 to uplift Navy’s capabilities to safegaurd maritime frontiers: Gen Nadeem
September 29, 2022 12:23 PM
An induction ceremony of ATR-77 and roll-out ceremony of upgraded ATR-79 was held in Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza graced the occasion as chief guest.
These newly inducted and upgraded aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art weapons and sensors which will provide operational flexibility to PN Fleet.
Addressing the occasion, the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee highlighted the importance of developing a geo-strategic environment in the Indian Ocean Region and emphasized the need to have potent naval forces in order to counter emerging challenges.
Gen Nadeem underlined the importance of strong maritime defence for Pakistan and reiterated that the induction of modern aircraft will enhance the Pakistan Navy’s capability of safeguarding our maritime frontiers.