Much-anticipated joint exercise ‘Trishakti Prahar’ recently began near the western border of Rajasthan in Jaisalmer.
- Trishakti Prahar is a joint military exercise involving the Indian Army, the Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force.
- It aims to enhance mutual coordination and operational efficiency.
- It seeks to create new strategies and assess operational capabilities in the context of modern warfare.
- During the exercise, all three wings of the Indian Army actively engage in live practice sessions, simulating real war scenarios with complete coordination.
- The exercise includes long-range attacks by reconnaissance aircraft, emphasizing precision and high-volume attacks to effectively neutralize hypothetical adversaries.
- It involves a diverse array of military assets, including various types of howitzers, helicopters, and weaponry.
- This encompasses the deployment of the Army’s T-90s and Arjun main battle tanks.
- A major highlight of the exercise is the demonstration of the operational capability and readiness of the Pune-based Southwestern Command of the Indian Air Force.
- This segment showcases the Air Force’s preparedness for integrated air-land operations, combined arms operations, and its fast mobility and deep strike offensive capabilities.
- Fighter aircraft, Apache attack helicopters, Chinook heavy lift helicopters, and various Navy aircraft contribute to the multifaceted nature of the exercise.
- It serves as a platform to evaluate the effectiveness of modern warfare technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles, precision-guided missiles, loiter munitions, counter-drone systems, communication systems, and automatic spectrum monitoring systems in a simulated operational environment.