Pak-Turkey Bilateral Naval Exercise ‘AYYILDIZ-2019’ concluded in Karachi
A bilateral Exercise AYYILDIZ-2019 between Pakistan Navy’s Special Service Group and Turkish Navy’s Special Forces, Su Alti Taarruz, concluded at Karachi.
Personnel from both navies mutually benefitted from the exercise which included Anti-Terrorism Ops, Rescue and Hostage Ops, Counter-terrorism in Maritime domain and Intelligence-based operations. The exercise is a reflection of strong bilateral military cooperation between Pakistan Navy and Turkish Navy.
The aim of the exercise was to strengthen military relationships, improve coordination and interoperability and exchange of professional expertise in Special Operations Forces domain.
This series of bilateral exercise has been regularly conducted between Pakistan and Turkey on annual basis. This being the 12th exercise in AYYILDIZ series, continued for twelve days.