RAWALPINDI- Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif said that the country had been facing security threats. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Army chief said this while inspecting an exercise at Sonmiani Ranges. Full range of air defence weapons including guns and surface to air missiles were used in the exercise. The COAS appreciated the professionalism of participating units and standards achieved in engaging aerial targets. While interacting with the troops, COAS reiterated that the multidimensional security threats faced by the country required a high state of preparedness at all times. Highest standard of training and professionalism must remain our hallmark to accomplish the mission, he emphasized. Earlier, on arrival at the Range, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahid Latif Mirza, Commander Army Air Defence Command.