New Delhi: Close to the India-Pakistan border where army and air force in integration executed manoeuvres to evaluate the capabilities to strike deep into the enemy territory, Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday witnessed the ‘Hamesha Vijayee’ military exercise in Thar desert.
The exercise conducted by the Southern command was aimed at streamlining operational procedures, defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said.
Rawat witnessed the army executing its manoeuvres in a network enabled environment by employing diverse elements of combat and combat support arms fully integrated with air assets to achieve decisive results.
Having closely witnessed the exercise, the Army chief commended the forces on their battle preparedness and synergised orchestration of complex operational manoeuvres, Ojha said.
Rawat also complimented the troops on achieving a high standard of training during the exercise and termed it as “highly successful”.