ISLAMABAD - Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila visited the Pakistan Navy’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) set up at Sajawal, a press release said on Friday.

Admiral Sandila was briefed about the operational employment and material preparedness of PN Fleet’s UAV Squadron deployed in the Creeks Areas. The naval chief also witnessed the operational flying activities of the indigenously built UQAB UAV and addressed the troops deployed in Creeks Areas on operational assignment.

Pakistan Navy has made gradual progress in consolidating operational experience of handling UAVs in line with contemporary warfare trends, he said.

Earlier, Admiral Sandila visited PN dockyard to monitor the progress of Pakistan Navy ships and submarines under planned maintenance schedule.

He appreciated the efforts put in by the concerned offices and men in establishing the UAV Squadron and its effective integration in Pakistan Navy’s Operations.

While talking to the team of Pakistan Navy’s engineers and technicians, Sandila emphasised on the need to continue focus on indigenisation of maintenance and logistics solutions in Pakistan Navy. He commended the efforts of engineers and technical staff for their meticulous job and processional achievements.