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Rear Admiral Faisal Lodhi Takes Over Coastal Command of Pakistan Navy.

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  1. ghazi52

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    Rear Admiral Faisal Lodhi Takes Over Coastal Command of Pakistan Navy.

    In an impressive Change of Command Ceremony held at PNS QASIM Karachi, Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi took over the command as Commander Coast. Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani handed over the command to Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi. Commander Coast is the overall Commander of all units and establishments of Pakistan Navy along the coastal belt and creeks areas who also heads Special Service Group (Navy) and Pak Marines.

    Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi was commissioned in Operations Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1986. He has a distinguished career with wide ranging Command and Staff appointments. His major Command appointments include Commanding Officer PNS TARIQ, Director Pakistan Navy Tactical School. Whereas his major Staff appointments include Fleet Operations Officer &Chief Staff Officer to Commander Pakistan Fleet at Karachi, Director Naval Warfare & Operational Plans, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel), Naval Secretary and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad. Prior assuming the duties as Commander Coast, the Admiral was serving as Flag Officer Sea Training at Karachi.

    The Admiral is graduate of Pakistan Navy War College Lahore, Naval Staff College Philippines, Royal College of Defence Studies United Kingdom and National Defence University Islamabad. In recognition of his meritorious services, the Admiral was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) by the Government of Pakistan

    On assumption of Command, the newly appointed Commander Coast was presented the Guard of Honour and was introduced to the Commanding Officers of units under command.The Change of Command ceremony was attended by a large number of Pakistan Navy officers and sailors.
     
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    R/Adm Faisal Lodhi is an experienced sailor and a good man and will be the next CNS in due course
     
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    anything coming for PM?
     
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    Before clicking this thread, I was 100% sure your post was about Marines... First two items on your wishlist are: 1. Marine goodies and 2. mmw radar on attack helos. :woot:
     
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    At this stage, they are getting the Military Assault Boats from Poland. They already have the Chinese AD Guns and are operating the Luna UAV. Nothing major planned for immediate future but let’s hope Faisal can change that.
     
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    Are you a supplier to PN?
     
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    Nope
     
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    You seemed to be very well informed. Anyway, thank you for sharing such vital information with the forum.
     
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