ISLAMABAD:“Our operational training must continue to evolve progressively to meet the future challenges of aerial warfare”, said the Air Chief while addressing the Graduation Ceremony of 49th Combat Commanders’ Course held at Airpower Centre of Excellence (ACE), on Tuesday.

Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest at the occasion. The Air Chief further said that, “Combat Commanders School has been imparting quality operational training to future commanders which is extremely vital for the overall war preparedness of Pakistan Air Force”.

He urged upon the graduates to pass on to the young officers whatever they have learnt at this prestigious institution. He also awarded certificates and trophies to the graduating officers who underwent a strenuous and professionally demanding course.

The Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for the best Combat Commander was awarded to Squadron Leader Jawad Khursheed while Air Officer Commanding Air Defence Command Trophy for best Combat Controller was awarded to Squadron Leader Tayyab Hussain.

The ceremony was attended by Principal Staff Officers and field commanders of Pakistan Air Force, says a press release issued by PAF spokesman.