Desserts of Rajasthan witness synergy between the Army and Air Force through ‘Hamesha Vijayee’
Source :NewsBharati   Date :20-Dec-2017

Jaipur, December 20: The desserts of Rajasthan are now witnessing a high degree of synergy between the Army and Air Force. Formations of Southern Command are conducting a major exercise called ‘HAMESHA VIJAYEE’ in Rajasthan from 16 to 22 December. The main aim is to evaluate the capability of the armed forces to strike deep into enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle.

Units of the formations have been undergoing training for past two months to hone their skills and tactics. After the preparatory training, a large number of troops along with tanks and other armored vehicles duly supported by overwhelming land and air-based firepower have commenced conducting fully integrated operational maneuvers to validate their operational plans.

The exercise is being conducted in battle like conditions, aims at fine-tuning surveillance and destruction mechanisms to support precision strikes and maneuvers by network-enabled forces. With an emphasis on joint operations, the exercise would test robust sensor to shooter grids by employing a vast array of surveillance and air assets networked with land-based strategic and tactical vectors.

The ongoing exercise with new generation aviation assets of the army will be reviewed by a large number of senior officers of both the Services to obtain inputs for further refinement of operational procedures. Besides conventional warfare, troops will also be rehearsed to operate in the backdrop of chemical and nuclear contingencies.