NEW DELHI: To send a strong signal to China and Pakistan, the Shatrujeet Brigade of Indian Army conducted an Airborne Exercise to validate it’s Rapid Response Capability. The exercise was preceded by a series of intense preparation involving joint planning & integration between the Indian Army and Indian Airforce elements taking part in the exercise.
The exercise entailed para drop of paratroopers and combat heavy loads including vehicle mounted anti tank and air defence missiles detachments over a designated target area from C-130 & AN 32 aircrafts. The exercise also validated 72 hours of intense integrated battle drills involving mechanised forces demonstrating clockwise precision & seamless integration between Airborne, Mechanised & Airforce. Exercise ‘Maroo Strike’ also establishes the rapidly developing integration among the Indian Armed forces, the Army and Air Force, in this case.
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