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Chakravyuh-II: Indian Army holds massive military training exercise in Rajasthan

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Mon May 09 2016, 10:39 am
  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    Chakravyuh-II: The Indian Army is holding a major military training exercise to validate battle readiness and operational effectiveness of the Pivot Formation and Rapid Division, in Rajasthan's Suratgarh. The exercise has been conceptualized by the Pivot Corps and involves rapid mobilization and execution of plans in sync with Air Force. It is a follow up to 'Exercise Shatrujeet' by the Strike Corps (Strike One) in April 2016. Here's what the exercise aims to do: (Image: MoD)

  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    During the exercise, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and communication systems will be put to test in a network-centric battlefield environment. (Image: MoD)

  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    Improved mobility, inventory management techniques and the extensive use of information technology, so as to ensure that logistics keep pace with the fast paced operational environment, is also being validated during the exercise. (Image: MoD)

  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    The exercise, envisages mechanised maneuvers in the entire spectra of new generation weapons, platforms & systems employed in areas where rapid development and urbanisation along the border is predominant. (Image: MoD)

  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    "It has provided an opportunity to all commanders in planning and conduct of large scale operations an integrated theatre environment along with Air Force including fighter ground attack aircrafts, attack helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, remotely piloted vehicles and communication helicopters," Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said. (Image: MoD)

  • Chakravyuh-II exercise, Indian Army

    Consequently, troop insertion by air was also integrated into the exercise using the Special Forces and other Heliborne troops. (Image: MoD)

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