محمد معظم الياس
|Born||May 10, 1965|
|Years of service||1984 - 2021(Retd)|
|Unit||Naval Operations Branch|
|Battles/wars||2001-2002 India-Pakistan standoff|
2016 India-Pakistan military confrontation
India–Pakistan border skirmishes (2019)
Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas HI(M) SI(M) (Urdu: محمد معظم الياس ; b. 10 May 1965) was a two-star rank admiral in the Pakistan Navy who has retired from service and his last appointment was Director General Joint Warfare and Training (DG JW&T) at Joint Staff Headquarters (JSHQ).
Moazzam Ilyas joined the Pakistan and got commission in operations branch (communication) in 1984. He is a graduate of Joint Command and Staff College Shrivenham, UK. He has master's degrees in Defence Studies from King's College London, and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
Commands and Military Life
His command appointments include commands of two Destroyers PNS Badr & PNS Babur as well as three missile boats named PNS Jalalat, Himmat and Haibat. He has also served as Naval and Air Attache at Tehran, Iran from 2006 to 2009. From there, he was promoted to Commodore in 2009.
Ashore he has served as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Operations (ACNS-Ops), Chief Staff Officer to Commander Pakistan Fleet (CSO to COMPAK), as well as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Plans (ACNS-P). Afterwards, he was appointed to Commander North (COMNOR), from where he was promoted to rear admiral.
He went to become Chief Instructor, Allied Officers Division at the NDU (CI-AOD). He was made Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Training and Evaluation (DCNS T&E) in 2016 and then served as Commandant of the PNWC and Commander Central Punjab (COMCEP) in Lahore.
He was shifted to Joint Staff Headquarters (JSHQ) on 20 January 2019 as Director General Joint Warfare & Training (DG JW&T). He is also a member of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. He is also President, Services Sports Control Board at Joint Staff Headquarters.  
Awards and decorations
(Crescent of Excellence)
(Star of Excellence)
(Medal of Conviction)
|10 Years Service Medal|
|20 Years Service Medal||30 Years Service Medal||35 Years Service Medal||40 Years Service Medal|
Golden Jubilee Medal)
Golden Jubilee Medal)