Jodhpur, In a significant show of strength and joint manship, troops of strike formation of Indian Army carried out a two days long Special Heliborne exercise in the deserts of Rajasthan. A Special Heliborne Operation provides necessary momentum to surprise the enemy and multiply the chances of success of overall plan at higher level. These types of operations need surgical precision for execution by highly trained troops with robust mental and physical capabilities.
The exercise conducted in battle like condition was reviewed by large number of senior officers of Army and Air Force and major lessons were drawn. The exercise also showcased a high degree of synergy between the Indian Army and Air Force.
Various Electronic Counter Measures were fielded making use of latest electronic communication equipment. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were employed to gain real time information of enemy activities which was shared with various command and control centers for planning and execution of coordinated operations.
The exercise was unique in scope & scale and provided ground inputs for refinement of operational procedures.