ISLAMABAD: The graduation ceremony of Air Defence Operational Training Course was held at the School of Air Defence, Sakesar, on Wednesday. Air Vice Marshal Ijaz Mehmood Malik, air officer commanding, Headquarters Air Defence Command, was the chief guest.
The chief guest awarded certificates and trophies to the winners. The trophy for overall best performance was awarded to Pilot Officer Naveed Ashraf. Pilot Officer Muhammad Kashif secured the best in Ground Controlled Interception (GCI) trophy.
“The profession of air defence demands outstanding and meticulous precision, leaving nothing to chance. While the PAF leadership remains aware of the changing dynamics of warfare, it has already undertaken a major appraisal of the assets, the developmental plans and operational doctrine to meet the challenges that lie ahead,” the chief guest told the graduating officers.
The School of Air Defence Operations is one of the premier institutions of Pakistan Air Force, where newly graduated and mid level air defence officers are being trained for the operational duties.
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