Army Chief Gen Bajwa Visits Heavy Industries Taxila

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), today. He was chief guest at the handing over ceremony of Tank Al Khalid-I to Armoured Corps Regiment.

Army Chief Gen Bajwa Visits Heavy Industries Taxila

Posted by Regional Telegraph on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

According to ISPR, Tank Al Khalid-I is a joint venture with friendly countries China and Ukraine. During the ceremony Tank Al Khalid-I displayed some of its outstanding capabilities including mobility, speed, Bi-axis gun stabilization of the control system and use of smoke screen to mask movement.

Al Khalid-I will be handed over to formations, which have critical and decisive role during war. Major General Syed Aamer Raza, Chairman HIT highlighted the ongoing projects, achievements of HIT and its contribution in defence industry by pursuing self-reliance.

The Army Chief Reiterating the need for bolstering defence and operational preparedness, COAS said that our defence preparation and operational readiness is to ensure peace within and peace without. However, if provoked we shall respond and respond with all our might.expressed his confidence, satisfaction and appreciation for HIT’s state of the art products and capabilities.

The COAS lauded the efforts of HIT towards attainment of self-reliance and manufacturing of world class indigenous defense products, direly needed in evolving security environment.

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