The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Risalpur and Nowshera on Thursday where he inaugurated a newly-built training complex for tank VT4. This will provide a cutting-edge training system to train officers for the tank, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The military’s media wing said that General Bajwa visited the School of Armour and Mechanised Warfare (SA&MW) in Nowshera, where he was briefed about training aspects of the school with a focus on mechanised warfare training regime as per future battlefield requirements.
General Bajwa also visited the Military College of Engineering (MCE) in Risalpur, where he was briefed about training modules and various training facilities at MCE, including Counter IEDs Explosive Munitions School (CEMS) and civil engineering wings.
The COAS was briefed that the CEMS is contributing phenomenally to the training of the Pakistan Army, the Pakistan Air Force, the Pakistan Navy and the police.
“This training has been a key element for successful operations during the war against terror as it enabled manpower to search/identify IEDs laid by terrorists and clearing/dismantling terrorists’ infrastructure and area clearance ensuring force protection,” said the ISPR.