On April 5, 2023, the Andaman & Nicobar command, which is India’s sole tri-services unit, held a collaborative military drill named Exercise ‘KAVACH.’ The soldiers performed multiple exercises such as amphibious landing, air landing operations, heliborne operations, and swift insertion of special forces commandos.
The weaponry and equipment of the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard were utilized by the soldiers participating in ‘EX-KAVACH.’ The primary objective of this joint service exercise was to enhance the coordination and joint warfighting capabilities of the various services.
More about joint military exercise ‘KAVACH’
- The tri-service exercise ‘EX-KAVACH’ involved the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, aiming to enhance India’s joint warfighting capabilities against potential combat challenges.
- The exercise included various operations, such as amphibious assault, maritime air strikes, and manoeuvres at sea, with the deployment of naval warships and different aircraft.
- The exercise also focused on joint activities for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
- The exercise aimed to validate India’s ability to safeguard its island territories and perform joint operations with synergy during real war scenarios.
- The exercise is crucial for India, considering the current global situation and the country’s neighbors on the northern and western borders.
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