BAF winter exercise ‘Wintex’ concludes

City Desk :
A six-day annual winter exercise “Wintex-2014” of Bangladesh Air Force concluded in the city on Monday. The main objective of the exercise is to assess and evaluate the operational capability of the Bangladesh Air Force. It is also to identify the weakness and depict required knowledge for further perfection.
All types of BAF fighter aircraft, transport aircraft, helicopters, radar squadrons including all BAF personnel took part in the exercise, said an ISPR release here.
As a part of the exercise, the pilots of BAF fighter aircraft, transport aircraft and helicopters carried out load drop and Air to Ground live firing at Rasulpur Firing Range and practiced various aerial tactics including night attack and interception by the fighter aircraft.
Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Muhammad Enamul Bari visited various BAF installations including BAF Base Bangabandhu and BAF Base Bashar to witness different activities of WINTEX-2014.
To make the exercise more realistic Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Civil Defence and BNCC (Air Wing) participated in the exercise in limited scale, the release added.