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Pakistan SSG(N) joins Turkiye exercise ‘AYYILDIZ 2023’

By Our Correspondent
November 30, 2023

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Special Service Group SSG(N) participated in bilateral Special Operations Forces (SOF) Exercise ‘AYYILDIZ 2023’ with Turkish Su Alt Taarruz (SAT) in Istanbul, Turkiye. 

The exer-cise is regularly conducted in Pakistan and Turkiye alternately. The exercise was aimed to strengthen military relationships, improve coordination and interoperability and exchange professional expertise in the Special Operations Forces (SOF) domain. 

This still taken from a video released on November 29, 2023, shows the participating troops in bilateral Special Operations Forces (SOF) Exercise ‘AYYILDIZ 2023 during a drill. — X/@dgprPaknavy
This still taken from a video released on November 29, 2023, shows the participating troops in bilateral Special Operations Forces (SOF) Exercise ‘AYYILDIZ 2023' during a drill. — X/@dgprPaknavy 

During exercise, several basic to advanced level exercises were conducted. Exercise AYYILDIZ-2023 proved highly beneficial in enhancing the professional understanding of SOFs and is a testimony to the longlasting brotherly relations between the two coun-tries.