This field exercise was conducted by the Pakistan Army in the year 1989. Over the decades new weapon system and hardware,including helicopter gunships,heavy artllery, heavy machine guns and other high technology items, many of them indegineously produced and sophisticated systems had been inducted.
The Pakistan Army decided to field-test them in manoeuvres named 'ZARB-E-MOMIN', involving almost three corps, two armoured brigades, two artillery divisions, one airdefence division and the Pakistan Air Force. This was the largest field exercise ever carried out by Pakistan Army and the PAF. 14 new concepts were tested; many vital lessons were learnt.