Trishakti Prahar

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Much-anticipated joint exercise 'Trishakti Prahar' recently began near the western border of Rajasthan in Jaisalmer.

About Trishakti Prahar

  • It is a joint military exercise involving the Indian Army, the Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force.
  • Objectives:
    • It aims to enhance mutual coordination and operational efficiency.
    • It seeks to create new strategies and assess operational capabilities in the context of modern warfare.
  • During the exercise, all three wings of the Indian Army actively engage in live practice sessions, simulating real war scenarios with complete coordination.
  • The exercise includes long-range attacks by reconnaissance aircraft, emphasizing precision and high-volume attacks to effectively neutralize hypothetical adversaries.
  • It involves a diverse array of military assets, including various types of howitzers, helicopters, and weaponry. This encompasses the deployment of the Army's T-90s and Arjun main battle tanks.
  • A major highlight of the exercise is the demonstration of the operational capability and readiness of the Pune-based Southwestern Command of the Indian Air Force. This segment showcases the Air Force's preparedness for integrated air-land operations, combined arms operations, and its fast mobility and deep strike offensive capabilities.
  • Fighter aircraft, Apache attack helicopters, Chinook heavy lift helicopters, and various Navy aircraft contribute to the multifaceted nature of the exercise.
  • It serves as a platform to evaluate the effectiveness of modern warfare technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles, precision-guided missiles, loiter munitions, counter-drone systems, communication systems, and automatic spectrum monitoring systems in a simulated operational environment.

Q1) What are Apache attack helicopters?

It is the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter. It was developed by the USA.It is also known as the Apache Guardian. The AH-64E attack helicopter is the latest version of the Apache used by the US Army.

Source: Indian Armed Forces conduct Exercise Trishakti Prahar to practice synergy for future confilcts