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Pak, Russia navies conduct ARABIAN MONSOON 2021 exercise

By Our Correspondent
February 21, 2021

ISLAMABAD: Upon culmination of Exercise AMAN 2021, Pakistan Navy ships ALAMGIR and ASLAT conducted bilateral exercise ARABIAN MONSOON 2021 with the ships of Russian Federation Navy, ADMIRAL GRIGOROVICH and DMITRIY ROGACHOV in the North Arabian Sea.

Besides, Pakistan Navy ship ZULFIQUAR also conducted bilateral Exercise LION STAR-II with Sri Lankan Navy ship GAJABAHU. Pakistan Navy’s Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft and Pakistan Air Force Fighters participated in these exercises.

The exercises included anti-surface, anti-air warfare, maneuvering and communication serials.

Bilateral exercises ARABIAN MONSOON 2021 and LION STAR-II were conducted to further enhance the cooperation and interoperability with navies of Russian Federation and Sri Lanka.

The spokesman for Pakistan Navy said the current engagements are testimony of Pakistan Navy's resolve to work for regional peace, security and maintain close relations with all friendly navies.

"The exercises proved mutually rewarding to hone professional skills and learn from each other's experiences," he said.