RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The 4th International Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) Competition-2021 was underway at the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) near Kharian on Wednesday.
The participating teams so far had taken part in the endurance test, hideout occupation, and rehearsed quick tactical level battle drills, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.
The 4th PATS Competition-2021 was being held under a very challenging environment, aimed at evaluating the physical endurance, mental agility, and tactical proficiency of the participating teams.
The ISPR said that participants would take part in the most challenging enduring march and water obstacle crossing events today.
In the three-day long 4th PATS Competition-2021 which began on March 1 besides eight domestic teams of the Pakistan army, teams from eight allied Countries are also participating.
Teams from Jordan, Sri Lanka, Turkey, and Uzbekistan are taking part as participants whereas Morocco, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan are participating as observers in the competition.
The competition has been designed to test tactical skills in physical and professional domains as well as the agility of the participating teams to generate responses in challenging real-time field scenarios.
The 62 hours long event will subject the teams to various cross-domain scenarios and will encompass tasks including physical endurance, water obstacle crossing, close target reconnaissance, and protective approach under chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear environment.