KARACHI: Pakistan Navy is conducting exercise “BURQ VII” at creeks area with an aim to evaluate its operational plans for the defence of the area, says a press release issued by the force here on Friday.
According to statement, it also includes the re-evaluation of air defence plans and combat readiness of Air Defence Battalion deployed in the creeks area, stated a statement issued here by media affairs directorate of Pakistan Navy.
Pak Marines and Special Service Group (Navy) are lead elements of the exercise. Commander Coast Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem also visited the forward posts of Pakistan Navy in creeks area to witness the tactical phase of the exercise.
During the visit, he expressed satisfaction over high degree of professionalism and combat readiness displayed by the various segments of Pak Marines and Special Service Group (Navy) during the exercise.
BURQ series of exercises are tactical level exercises conducted by Pakistan Navy Coastal Command to evaluate and enhance the defence of creeks area wherein Pak Marines and Special Service Group (Navy) participate. Assets of Pakistan Navy Fleet,
Maritime Security Agency, and Pakistan Air Force also participate in the exercise.