Army’s confidence on a high after a month long ‘Thar Shakti Exercise’ concludes
Source :News Bharati English   Date :17-May-2017

Jaipur, May 17: Indian army has showcased its strength at many occasions, whether during the war, fighting against terrorism or in a natural disaster. However, Indian army is amongst one of the most successful security forces due to their dedication and hard practices. Notably, the Indian Army on Tuesday concluded the month-long ‘Thar Shakti Exercise’ in Rajasthan.

As the tension rises between India and Pakistan, the Indian army has made themselves ready for any of the situation. Aiming at the planning of battlefield mobility of soldiers as per the changing scenarios and troops administration, the Indian army had done the hardcore exercise for the whole one month in extensive hot climate in Rajasthan.

Over 20,000 soldiers with various types of artillery guns, tanks and advanced surveillance sensors participated in a month-long military exercise 'Thar Shakti’. Army's Chetak Corps carried out the operational manoeuvres in the deserts of the state. General Officer Commanding of the Chetak Corps Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar along with other senior officers reviewed the manoeuvres during the culminating phase of the exercise.

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Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha said, “the officer expressed his satisfaction over the operational preparedness of the Corps and appreciated the troops for braving the high temperatures and harsh desert environment during the conduct of the exercise," “The exercise ended on a high note, having achieved the desired aim with respect to capability development and operational challenges in the contemporary battlefield environment,” he added.