Pakistan Turkey Joint Military Excercise ATATURK-XI Starts In Terbela

Pakistan Turkey Joint Military Excercise ATATURK-XI Starts In Terbela

To better adapt to the emerging trends in the modernization of the military and enhance cooperation, Pakistan and Turkey have kick-started the joint military exercises in Tarbela. The joint military exercise is named ATATURK-XI.

The media wing of the Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) informed that the opening ceremony of the joint military exercise ‘ATATURK-XI’ was held at the Special Service Headquarters Terbela on February 9, 2021.  

The joint exercise will last for three weeks and will feature participation from Turkish Special Forces personnel and Special Service Group (SSG) commandos.

The exercise includes hostage and rescue, counterterrorism, helicopter rappelling, compound clearance, fire and move techniques, close quarter battle, cordon and search, free fall operations, rappelling informed the ISPR.

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The joint military exercise is aimed to exchange the mutual experiences, information, and abilities of the Pakistani and Turkish armed forces. Specifically, in the counterterrorism domain. The ATATURK-XI will also aid the strengthening of the relations between the two brotherly nations, that share the common culture, religion and enjoy friendly people-to-people relations.