ISLAMABAD Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said on Thursday that Pakistan Army was equipping itself with the best available weapons and all times high state of preparedness to tackle the multidimensional security threats faced by the country. The Army Chief made these remarks while interacting with the troops during his visit to Sonmiani Ranges, Karachi, where he witnessed firing of surface to air missiles and anti-aircraft guns. He greatly appreciated the professionalism of the participating units and standards achieved in engaging aerial targets. Emphasising the need for total focus on professional competence and operational preparedness, General Kayani said that the Army was making all-out efforts to equip itself with the best available weapons. He also reiterated that the multidimensional security threats faced by the country required a high state of preparedness at all times. Earlier on arrival, the Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Ashraf Saleem received the Army Chief at the ranges.