ISLAMABAD - Earth breaking ceremony of PAF Airpower Centre of Excellence (PAF ACE) was held at the PAF Base Mushaf yesterday. 

Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest on the occasion.  Principal Staff Officers and senior PAF officers attended the ceremony.

PAF ACE will be one of the very few airpower centres of the world and the first of its class in the region. 

The institute would link operations, research and doctrine to orchestrate air campaigns with air combat tactics. The institute would enhance PAF capability to undertake complex, demanding future challenges and counter terrorist operations.

While addressing the audience, the Air Chief said that establishment of this institution would be an important hallmark in PAF’s training regimen and it would pave the way for provision of quality training to PAF’s personnel. 

He further said that establishment of this facility would further strengthen the relations of Pakistan Air Force with friendly air forces of the world.