Air Vice Marshal Syed Sabahat Hassan was commissioned in the Air Defence Branch of Pakistan Air Force in 1988. He is a graduate of Combat Commander School, Air War College and National Defence Univeristy, Islamabad. The Air Officer has held various staff appointments including Staff Officer (Air Defence) at HQs Air Defence Command, Director Air Defence (Operations) at Air HQs and Senior Staff Officer (Operations) at HQs Air Defence Command. His command appointments include command of a high level radar unit, a Generic Mission Control Center, HQs Norsec, PAF and Base Commander, Pakistan Air Force Base, Lahore. He is presently serving as CI AOD since 16 July, 2019.