Mathura based Strike 1 Corps is conducting a major battle exercise named as ‘Shatrujeet’ in the deserts of Rajasthan near to the border of India and Pakistan. The exercise sole purpose is to evaluate the capability of the Indian Army to strike deep into enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle environment.
The exercise is an operation oriented exercise that focused on validating integrated battle theater fighting concept. It is also incorporating new-age technologies, weapon platforms and systems as well as long range precision targeting vectors. The formation of the units have been undergoing the training from past two month.
The Indian Army undertakes such battle exercises at regular intervals at different levels to ensure forces are provided war-like situations and kept in high-state of battle readiness. It mainly validated India Army’s operational plans in simulated high tempo battlefield environment and terrain.
This time the exercise would culminate on 23rd of April and around 30,000 soldiers are participating in the exercise.
So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the exercise which has been conducted by Indian Army in Rajasthan ?
2. The Shatrujeet battle exercise has been organized at the border of which country?
3. The Shatrujeet battle exercise would culminate till which date ?
Courtesy : The Hindu