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Pak army gets first lot of DPICM Ammunition

13 April, 2008

WAH CANTONMENT: Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, received the first lot of 155 millli meter, Base Bleed(BB) Dual Purpose Improvised Conventional Munitions (DPICM) Ammunition from Chairman Pakistan ordnance Factory Board, Lieutenant General Syed Sabahat Hussain in an impressive ceremony held at Pakistan Ordnance Factory on Saturday.

The ceremony was attended by high ranking military officers, ambassador of South Korea Mr Shin Un, Chairman POONGSAN, Mr Jin Roy Ryu. DPICM Ammunition is state of the art ammunition, which Pakistan Ordnance Factory has successfully produced through a joint venture with Korean firm M/S POONGSAN. Chief of Army Staff lauded the services of Pakistan Ordnance Factory towards strengthening national defence.

Earlier, Chairman Pakistan Ordnance Factory informed the audience that Pakistan Ordnance Factory has embarked upon a technology driven road map to provide latest arms and ammunition to Pakistan Armed Forces and DPICM joint venture was the first milestone, he said many more projects are also underway.

At the end, Chief of Army Staff gave away prizes to Korean engineers and Pakistan Ordnance Factory team, who made the project a success.


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