Pakistan Navy to conduct multi-national naval exercise ‘Amn’ in Karachi
KARACHI: Pakistan Navy will conduct multi-national naval exercise ‘Amn’ in early next year in Karachi, Pakistan Navy spokesperson said.
The exercise is being conducted every year since 2007 and is participated by forces of various countries from around the world.
Amn-2019 will also be participated by the forces of different countries under the slogan given by Pakistan Navy ‘United for Peace’, the spokesman said.
The exercise ‘Amn’ plays an important role in devising strategy for international maritime security and to promote unified stance for it.
The basic purpose of the exercise is to increase capability of joint operation and enhance professional skills for peace and stability in the region.
Last month, Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Saif with an embarked Z9EC Helicopter participated in multinational naval exercise Mavi Balina 2018 which was held in the Eastern Mediterranean Turkey.
The exercise was aimed at practicing anti-submarine defense.
Naval and air forces from Turkey, NATO, the United States, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Algeria, Qatar, Kuwait, Pakistan, Romania and Saudi Arabia participated in the exercise Mavi Balina (Blue Whale), an international anti-submarine warfare exercise led by Turkish Naval Forces.