More than 20,000 troops of strike formations of the Army’s South Western Command were engaged in Vijay Prahar exercise to fine-tune jointmanship with the Indian Air Force near Suratgarh in Rajasthan.
Strike formations of the command are going through the exercise in Mahajan area close to Suratgarh in Rajasthan in which over 20,000 troops are participating with fighting equipment for a couple of weeks, Brigadier Anil Gautam, Brigadier General Staff (Information Warfare), South Western Command said.
The exercise has been set on situation based on a swift offensive action. The aim of the exercise is to fine-tune jointmanship with the Indian Air Force, he said. The IAF carried out exercise Gagan Shakti and demonstrated their capabilities and strength to handle adversaries, the brigadier said.
In the immediate wake of Gagan Shakti, this exercise was being held for testing and refining jointmanship and maximising the impact of the joint operations, he said. Read More…