Joint Exercise ‘Vayu Prahar’

Current Affairs

  • The Indian Army and the Indian Air force recently conducted a joint exercise, ‘Vayu Prahar’.
  • “The conduct of the Vayu Prahar exercise enabled coordination and rehearsal among various agencies for quick mobilization, transportation, and deployment of forces within a theatre which can be executed across theatres.”
  • The special forces also participated along with the Army and the Navy in the 96-hour exercise which was held in the eastern theatre. 
  • The scope of the exercise included the rapid mobilization of an earmarked Rapid Reaction Force from the hinterland to undertake air-landed operations in a nominated Advance Landing Ground.
  • The air-landed force further executed contingency tasks as per a realistic exercise scenario in challenging high-altitude terrain conditions.

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