Islamabad (Web Desk): Pakistan Navy Special Service Group (NSSG) is celebrating the Golden Jubilee of its establishment. On this momentous occasion, NSSG organized a special ceremony in which Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakia Ullah was the chief guest.
According to details, the Naval Chief took part in physical exercises and performed under water diving with Special Services Commandos. During the event, NSSG also participated in simulated anti terror operations, hostage rescue, and attacks on enemy operations.
Naval Chief paid a rich tribute to martyrs their families and Ghazis further he appreciated the performance and sacrifices of NSSG during last 50 years.
According to Admiral Muhammad Zakia Ullah, traditional operations have changed in current era, in both shape and nature and the role of Special Operations Forces has increased and become more important than ever.
The special services group is comprised of iron built youth. The professionalism and diligence of Pakistan Navy, is truly proud of NSSG. The services of NSSG officers and personnel will be written in golden words. On each occasion, NSSG has risen and has been at the forefront against enemy aggression.
Special mental and physical skills are required to become a NSSG commando. NSSG commandos are highly trained and equipped with lethal weapons. They are able to conduct 4 dimension (land, surface, under water and air) combat operations.
The unit has ability to conduct combat operations as well in any type of weather and in swamps, where normal forces are not able to move easily.
Navy spokesperson informed that NSSG was formed on March, 29, 1969 to safe guard the country’s sea frontiers. During the last fifty years, NSSG has performed its duties with courage, honor, dignity and bravery.
A book showcasing the life of NSSG was also launched to mark the fifty year history of NSSG.