The Indian Army on Monday (21 October) carried out a firepower exercise in the desert sector of Rajasthan, showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and operational preparedness, officials said.
According to Defence PRO, Rajasthan, Colonel Sombit Ghosh, the tactical exercise involved integrated employment and firing of all arms including artillery guns, rockets, tanks, helicopters and air resources.
The Army aptly demonstrated the ability to hit hard and swiftly with precision, with the accuracy of multiple rocket launch systems and K-9 Vajra 155 mm Howitzer being particularly noteworthy.
Ghosh also shared that the effectiveness of combined arms and cohesion was of an exceptional order and all aims and objectives set for the exercise were fully achieved.
Southern Command chief, Lieutenant General SK Saini, witnessed the exercise and complimented the troops for their high professional standards.
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