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Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023

Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023:

Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023 commenced in Umroi Cantonment, India

  • Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023 is a joint bilateral training exercise between Indian & Malaysian Armed Forces.
  • The Malaysian Army contingent comprises troops from the 5th Royal Battalion of the Malaysian Army. The Indian contingent is being represented by a battalion of the Rajput Regiment.
  • Aim is to enhance military capability for conducting of Multi Domain Operations in a sub conventional scenario.
  • During the exercise, both contingents will establish a Joint Command Post & establish an integrated surveillance grid along with a Joint Surveillance Centre.
  • Both sides will rehearse employment of joint forces in jungle/ semi urban / urban environment. In addition, intelligence collection, collation and dissemination drills will also be rehearsed.
  • The Exercise will also witness employment of Drones/UAVs & Helicopters. Two sides will also practice casualty management and evacuation drills.
  • Both the contingents will discuss logistics management and practice survival training at the Battalion level.
  • The training will focus primarily on high degree of physical fitness, conduct of drills at tactical level and sharing of best practices with each other.
  • The Exercise will culminate with a 48-hour long validation exercise in a semi-urban area.