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COAS visits helicopter overhauling facility

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday visited the newly set-up premier helicopter overhauling facility at Aviation Base Workshop and witnessed the first batch of overhauled helicopters. Addressing on the occasion, the Chief of Army Staff, congratulated engineers and technicians of Aviation Base Workshop for having developed the first ever inland helicopter overhauling capability in collaboration with Saint Petersburg Aviation Repair Company (Sparc).

He specially appreciated the team for cost effectiveness and time reduction achieved due to our own overhauling facility. The Chief of Army Staff emphasised on enhanced self reliance and continuous skill development to meet the growing challenges of maintaining high operational readiness of Army Aviation. The ceremony was attended by a large number of serving and retired military officers.

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