Pakistan Navy war game Shamsheer-e-Behr IV

The opening session of Pakistan Navy war game Shamsheer-e-Behr IV held here on Monday. Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani was the chief guest of the event. A Navy press release said that speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister underlined the significance of war games in military planning process and said in todays’ fast changing world, regular conduct of war games to evolve new concepts and doctrines is extremely important.

He lauded the realistic stock taking, exhaustive analysis and objective decision making of the Force Commanders who earlier presented their detailed plans.

Earlier, on his arrival at the venue, the Prime Minister was received by Chief of the Naval Staff along with the key naval commanders.

Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Operations, Vice Admiral Abbas Raza, then presented an overview of the war game outlining objectives set forth and concepts to be tried.

He particularly stressed on the significance of naval base at Gwadar for ensuring an impregnable defence of motherland and relevance of Pakistan Navy under new and emerging challenges.

He added that being a tri-service event with representation of relevant ministries, Shamsheer-e-Behr IV is the Flag ship war game of Pakistan Navy that is held biennially to try various concepts which are then validated in subsequent Navy-wide field exercise before being developed into naval strategy. Read more of this post

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