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Corps Commander witnesses Battle Inoculation exercise.

KARACHI, March 13, 2010 (Frontier Star): Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Shahid Iqbal witnessed the Battle Inoculation exercise at Feroza Field Firing Ranges, here Saturday. The aim of this Exercise was to train the soldiers for achieving the professional standards as laid down in Army Instructions for training year 2009. It is worth mentioning that year 2009 has been declared as the 'Year of Training' by the COAS, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. The exercise witnessed the battle efficiency of soldiers, which included physical endurance under trying and rugged conditions, examining the battle accuracy of tanks and other weapons and to practice the offensive and bold actions at tactical levels, says an ISPR press release. While addressing the participating troops, the Corps Commander appreciated their professional abilities and urged them to put their best in achieving the desired battle efficiency standards against internal and external threats. He reminded them that for a smaller force, processional competence is a meaningful force multiplier. Earlier, the Corps Commander was briefed on various operational and administrative matters of Rahim Yar Khan garrison. General Officer Commanding, Major General Akhtar Iqbal received the Corps Commander upon his arrival and remained with him during the visit. General Officer Commanding, Major General Isfandiyar Pataudi was also present on the occasion.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 13, 2010
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