Indian Army’s integrated exercise “Trishakti Prahar” in North Bengal
- The Army Commander, Lieutenant General R. P. Kalita, went over the fire power exercise (Eastern Command). Senior officers from the BSF, ITBP, SSB, and civil administration, as well as dignitaries, also watched the exercise.
- As a result of the exercise, different groups were able to practise moving and using forces quickly across North Bengal and work together.
A joint military exercise called “Trishakti Prahar” was held in North Bengal from January 21 to Tuesday.
The purpose of the exercise was to see how ready the security forces were for battle using the latest weapons and equipment in a networked, integrated environment. All arms and services of the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Central Armed Police Force were involved (CAPF).
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As part of the exercise, quick mobilization and deployment was done in many places across North Bengal. All of the agencies, like the civil administration, civil defense organizations, police, and CAPFs worked together to make sure that people could move quickly and efficiently.
The exercise ended on Tuesday with an integrated firepower exercise at Teesta Field Firing Ranges. The goal of the exercise was to bring together the firepower of the Indian armed forces and the CAPFs in order to plan an integrated battle.
#WATCH | A joint training exercise ‘Exercise Trishakti Prahar’ was conducted in North Bengal from 21-31 Jan; aim was to practice battle preparedness of Security Forces using weapons & equipment in an integrated environment, involving all arms of the Army, Indian Air Force & CAPFs pic.twitter.com/6BrrMI3fFw
— ANI (@ANI) January 31, 2023
The exercise showed how different ground and air assets, such as the latest generation of fighter planes, helicopters, tanks, infantry combat vehicles, medium and field artillery guns, infantry mortars, and other new-generation infantry weapons and equipment, can be used together in a networked environment.
As part of the “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan,” new weapons and equipment made in India took part in the exercise.
The Army Commander, Lieutenant General R. P. Kalita, went over the firepower exercise (Eastern Command). Senior officers from the BSF, ITBP, SSB, and civil administration, as well as dignitaries, also watched the exercise. At the end of the firepower exercise, a show of the major weapons and equipment was also set up.
As a result of the exercise, different groups were able to practice moving and using forces quickly across North Bengal and work together.
The integrated firepower exercise showed how the Indian armed forces can work together to use Indian Air Force assets, airborne special forces, and security forces in a networked environment.