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Exercise Vayu Prahar

Exercise Vayu Prahar:

The Indian Army and the Indian Air force recently conducted a joint exercise, ‘Vayu Prahar’.

  • Exercise Vayu Prahar is a multi-domain air-land exercise jointly conducted by the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.
  • The special forces also participated along with the Army and the Navy in the 96-hour exercise which was held in the eastern theatre.
  • Objective is to validate joint plans to prosecute synergized multiple-domain operations.
  • The scope of the exercise included the rapid mobilization of an earmarked Rapid Reaction Force from the hinterland to undertake air-landed operations in a nominated Advance Landing Ground.
  • The air-landed force further executed contingency tasks as per a realistic exercise scenario in challenging high-altitude terrain conditions.
  • The exercise enabled coordination and rehearsal amongst various agencies for quick mobilization, transportation, and deployment of forces within a theatre.