Army chief inspects FM -90 air defence missile system

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday visited  Air Defence firing Ranges near Karachi, ARY News reported.

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During his visit Gen. Raheel Sharif witnessed firing of FM -90 air defence missile system, recently inducted in the Army. The exercise marked the culmination of the induction training of the new system.

Addressing the officers and troops of Army Air Defence, COAS appreciated the training standards achieved.

Gen. Raheel Sharif also emphasised the importance of Air Defence in today’s warfare and the need for continuous up-gradation of equipment, as well as training to defeat a wide threat spectrum, stated ISPR.

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COAS being briefed about FM-90 missile system at Air defence firing Ranges near Karachi. PC: ISPR


Earlier, on arrival at firing Ranges, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Zahid Latif Mirza, Commander Army Air Defence Command.

All weather, surface to air missile FM 90, with a capability to engage aerial target including cruise missiles, Drones and air to surface guided missiles can operate under adverse electronic counter measures (ECM)environments.

Meanwhile, FM- 90 missile system has the ability to engage multiple types of target at one time. The system enhances Pakistan’s air defence capability both in range and accuracy.

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Army chief inspects FM -90 air defence missile system

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