Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
|Zafar Mahmood Abbasi|
Vice-Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi (left)
|Birth name||Zafar Mahmood Abbasi|
|Years of service||1976 - Present|
|Battles/wars||Indo-Pakistani War of 1999
War in North West-Pakistan
Operation Enduring Freedom – HOA
Abbasi joined Pakistan Navy in 1978 as a Naval Cadet after receiving an admission at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1982, he gained his B.Sc. in Economics and later went to the United Kingdom, where he attended Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. In 1981, upon his return, he was given commissioned in the Navy as Sub-Lieutenant. He was also conferred with Sword of Honor at the Pakistan Naval Academy. In 1984, Abassi did his specialization in Underwater Warfare from Submarine School of the Pakistan Naval Submarine Service Branch, and another course in Surface Warfare from United States Naval Academy In 1989, he attended the Royal Australian Naval College where he did B.Sc. in War studies and a M.Sc. in War and Strategic studies National Defence University. He served as the Commander of Combined Task Force 150 from April 2010 till October 2010.
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