Chetak Corps’ two-month exercise to end on May 23

BATHINDA: Chetak Corps of the Sapta Shakti Command is currently carrying out an exercise in the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges close to Suratgarh to validate their operational plans.

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, May 19

Chetak Corps of the Sapta Shakti Command is currently carrying out an exercise in the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges close to Suratgarh to validate their operational plans.

Based on the central role of carrying out offensive operations through a joint air-land battle in a network-centric environment employing modern intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts and equipment, thousands of troops and an array of war fighting equipment of the Chetak Corps have been going through an intensive training in the deserts of Mahajan Field Firing Ranges for the last two months braving the soaring mercury and adverse weather conditions.

Christened as Gandiv Vijay, the exercise will conclude on May 23 as an integrated exercise involving multi-mode mobilisation from dispersed locations to the time and place of decision in a terrain orchestrated on the lines of operational responsibility of the formation.

The participating formations will carry out synergistic employment of long range vectors along with the Infantry and Mechanised Forces and the Air Arm to achieve a decisive victory. The capability of the support echelons to support the ops through assured just in time logistic support will also be validated.

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