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Pak Army test fire recently inducted long range air defence weapon system

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Army on Thursday test fire the recently inducted long range air defence weapon system, LY-80.

The firing by the air defence weapon system was displayed during the concluding day of the two-week event of Exercise Al Bayza-2019, an said.

and witnessed the display by army of its fire power capability at air defence firing ranges near

"Hallmark of the event was first ever fire by recently inducted Long Range Air Defence Weapon System LY-80. Induction of LY-80 has realized the concept of a comprehensive, layered and integrated air defence capability with enhanced lethality," the said.

Interacting with the officers and troops, Bajwa said LY 80 has greatly enhanced air defence capability of Army Air Defence, while strengthening it at national level along with Air Force, the of the defence of country's air space.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 00:40 IST