Technological modernization is vital to meet future battlefield challenges: COAS Qamar Bajwa
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) Wah on Friday.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the COAS was given a detailed briefing on performance of various production units. The briefing focused on targets achieved, future projects, envisaged modernisation for cost effective and sustainable production and acquisition of modern technology in line with prevailing operational requirements of Pakistan armed forces.
The COAS was also apprised on POF endeavours for international ventures focusing on exports to contribute to national exchequer. He visited Display Lounge where newly developed defence products were showcased.
Appreciating management and staff of the POF for their dedication to optimise the output, the COAS termed POF a force behind the armed forces serving as backbone in defence of Pakistan.
"Technological up-gradation / modernization and indigenous development to attain self-reliance in defence production is vital to meet the challenges of future battlefield," COAS concluded.
Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by POF Chairman Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar.