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BAF annual winter exercise ‘WINTEX’ concludes

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 March, 2022 12:00 AM
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BAF annual winter exercise ‘WINTEX’ concludes

The three-day annual Winter Exercise of Bangladesh Air Force titled ‘WINTEX-2022’ concluded on Tuesday.

On the concluding day, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan inspected various activities of the exercise including Bangabandhu Base and Bashar Base. The exercise was planned and conducted by the Air Command Operations Centre (ACOC).

The programme started on Sunday.

The main objective of ‘WINTEX-2022’ is to assess BAF present capability and also to identify different weaknesses to improve further through evaluation of tactics and acquisition of assets. Overall, this exercise is surely going to expand BAF capability to safeguard our national airspace in coming days.

As part of the exercise, BAF pilots conducted various types of mission with fighter, transport and helicopters following air combat tactics and procedures since March 6.

The exercise mission and activities are carried out all over Bangladesh airspace from 6 major BAF bases and its different units located at Shamsernagar, Tangail, Sudharampur, Lalmonirhat, Rasulpur, Bogura and Barishal.