KARACHI The ground breaking ceremony of 21st Air Defence Battalion unit was held today at Ormara. The ground breaking ceremony marks commencement of construction work for permanent and dedicated infrastructure of the unit. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah graced the occasion as chief guest.
21st Air Defence Battalion was raised in 2005 to provide Ground Based Air Defence to all PN and designated national infrastructure. In order to undertake the assigned task, the battalion is equipped with state of the art air defence guns, surface to air missiles and air defence radars.
In his address on the occasion, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah lauded the efforts of all those who are involved in this project of critical significance.