Armed forces gear up to celebrate Defence Day

Published September 5, 2016
Army personnel rehearse as they prepare for Defence Day ceremony. — APP
Army personnel rehearse as they prepare for Defence Day ceremony. — APP
A tank a an exhibition. — AFP
A tank a an exhibition. — AFP
An Army personnel mans a tank's anti-aircraft machine gun. — APP
An Army personnel mans a tank's anti-aircraft machine gun. — APP
An MG3 and a G3 being set up for exhibition. — APP
An MG3 and a G3 being set up for exhibition. — APP
An Al-Zarrar tank at an exhibition organised by Pakistan Army. -AFP
An Al-Zarrar tank at an exhibition organised by Pakistan Army. -AFP
An Army Aviation helicopter being displayed. — APP
An Army Aviation helicopter being displayed. — APP
Soldiers stand along an anti-aircraft gun. — AFP
Soldiers stand along an anti-aircraft gun. — AFP
Various amall arms on display at an exhibition. — APP
Various amall arms on display at an exhibition. — APP
A camouflage anti-aircraft gun on display. — AFP
A camouflage anti-aircraft gun on display. — AFP
A soldier mans a static anti-aircraft gun. — APP
A soldier mans a static anti-aircraft gun. — APP

Defence Day is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of fallen heroes during the 1965 war. It is observed on September 6 in memory of the sacrifices rendered by the Pakistani armed forces.

Pakistan and its armed forces will celebrate the 50th Defense Day this year.

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