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Exercise Bharat Shakti

Exercise Bharat Shakti:



A Tri-Services Live Fire and Manoeuvre Exercise named “Bharat Shakti” is being conducted in Pokhran, Rajasthan, demonstrating India’s indigenous defence capabilities.

  • It included successful test firing of the long-range AGNI missile with advanced MIRV technology.
  • Key equipment and weapons systems featured in the exercise include T-90 (IM) Tanks, Dhanush and Sarang Gun Systems, Akash Weapons Systems, Logistics Drones, Robotic Mules, Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), Naval Anti-Ship Missiles, Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Light Utility Helicopters, and Advanced Light Helicopters.
  • However, the LCA Tejas fighter jet tragically crashed during a training exercise.