Exercise Parvat Prahar
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Army chief General Manoj Pande visited the Ladakh sector to review Exercise Parvat Prahar and was briefed on operational preparedness by Commanders on ground.
- The exercise saw the deployment of all new major inductions of the Army.
- The exercise used newly inducted all-terrain vehicles transported by Chinook heavy lift helicopters and K9-Vajra howitzers, among others.
- The exercise comes as India and China are undertaking disengagement from Patrolling Point-15 in eastern Ladakh, as announced on September 8.
Simultaneously on the western front, Exercise Gagan Strike culminated with a fire power display of attack helicopters supporting deep operations by Strike Corps.