COAS witnesses graduation ceremony of Basic Pilot Course


GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said that modern aviation capabilities are critical to the success of ongoing fight against terrorism, as well as thwarting conventional threats to the motherland.


Army chief said this during his visit to Army Aviation School Gujranwala on Tuesday where he witnessed the graduation ceremony of Basic Pilot Course.

The Army Chief said there has been tremendous development in Army Aviation. Special efforts are made towards further advancement, not only in domain of combat aviation but in other categories as well, including cargo and smaller aircrafts.

General Raheel said that Army Aviation has proved its mettle not only in ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb but also has been always at the forefront to help the nation during natural calamities.