Chetak Corps of South Western Command Sharpens the Saw
Chetak Corps the Sapta Shakti Command carried out an exercise in the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges close to Suratgarh to validate their operational plans.
Based on the central role of carrying out offensive operations through a joint air land battle in network centric environment, modern intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts and equipment were employed. Thousands of troops and an array of war fighting equipment of the Chetak Corps underwent an intensive training in Mahajan Field Firing Ranges for two months braving the soaring mercury and adverse weather.
Christened as GANDIV VIJAY, the exercise concluded on May 23, 2018 as an integrated exercise involving multi mode mobilisation from dispersed locations to the time and place of decision in a terrain orchestrated on the lines of operational responsibility of the formation. The participating formations carried out synergistic employment of long range vectors along with the Infantry and Mechanised Forces and the Air Arm to achieve a decisive victory. The capability of the support echelons to support the operations through assured just in time logistic support also validated.
- PRO Army