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The Strategic Preparedness Exercise TROPEX of the Navy is being conducted for a period of three months. It is being told that not only all units of the Navy but also the assets belonging to the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard are involved in this.

Under the new scheme of recruitment in all three forces, Agneepath, where Agniveer is currently undergoing rigorous training, the three forces are also preparing themselves to face every situation through their exercise programs. While India is moving fast towards self-reliance in the defense sector, it is also moving fast towards making itself the most advanced in the defense sector with the help of technology. At present, strategically important different types of exercise programs of all the three forces are going on in the country. Somewhere all the three armies are practicing themselves and somewhere with the armies of friendly countries. The aim is to keep yourself ready to face every situation with efficiency.

Talking about the Navy, amid the increasing presence of Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region, the Indian Navy is conducting major exercises in the Indian Ocean region to test its combat readiness, which includes almost all its strategic assets like warships, submarines and aircraft. It is being told that under the theater level Strategic Readiness Exercise (TROPEX), various combat units of the Navy including destroyers, warships, corvettes, submarines and aircraft undergo complex maritime operational deployment. Strategic preparedness exercise TROPEX is being conducted over a period of three months from January to March. It is being told that not only all units of the Navy but also the assets belonging to the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard are involved in this.

Navy spokesperson Commander Vivek Madhwal told the media in this regard that as part of the exercise, all combat units of the Navy, including destroyers, warships, submarines and aircraft, are subjected to complex sea operational deployment. Is. He said that the exercise is being conducted both in harbor and at sea in different phases covering various aspects of combat operations including live firing of weapons. Having grown in scope and complexity over the years, the exercise also provides an opportunity to test the combat readiness of the Indian Navy’s Combined Fleet to operate in a multi-layered threat environment.

Let us tell you that this maritime exercise also facilitates operational level exchanges with the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard, which will further strengthen interoperability and joint operations in a complex environment. Similarly, the Navy also conducted the Tri-Services Biennial Exercise (AMFEX) 2023 at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh from January 17 to 22. The objective of AMPHEX is to provide joint training to various components of the three services in various aspects of operations including cooperation to enhance interoperability.

Exercise AMPHEX-23 was conducted at Kakinada for the first time and was the largest ever coordinated exercise. Several joint operations were conducted during the five-day training program in which a large number of troops participated. The exercise saw the participation of a number of tri-service ships including Naval Large Platform Docks (LPDs), Landing Ships and Landing Craft, Marine Commandos (MARCOS), helicopters and aircraft. The Army participated in the exercise with over 900 troops and was accompanied by special forces, artillery and armored vehicles. IAF’s Jaguar fighter jets and C-130 aircraft also participated in the exercise.

Amfex 2023 successfully showcased India’s amphibious military capabilities and showcased the excellent coordination established between the three services to cover the full spectrum of joint operations of the three services.

Apart from this, it is also being told that the Indian Air Force will conduct war exercises in the Northeast region early next month to test its war preparedness in view of the renewed tension with China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh. IAF’s frontline fighter jets including Rafale and Sukhoi-30MKI are expected to participate in the exercise named ‘Eastern Akash’. The Shillong-headquartered Eastern Air Command of the Air Force will conduct this exercise. It is also worth mentioning here that due to the Kovid-19 pandemic, this exercise is going to take place after a gap of two years.

At the same time, Army Chief General Manoj Pandey, in his first visit to Arunachal Pradesh after last month’s skirmish between Indian and Chinese troops in Tawang sector, comprehensively reviewed India’s military preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Gen Pandey during his visit visited some other strategically important posts along the de facto border with China in Residuary Arunachal Pradesh (RALP). Meanwhile, senior commanders in Arunachal Pradesh briefed the Army Chief about the overall security scenario in the border areas. Let us remind you that Gen Pandey had said on January 12 that the situation along the border with China was “stable” but “unpredictable” and that Indian troops were adequately deployed to meet any contingency. has gone.

Apart from eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army is also focusing on enhancing infrastructure along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Following the standoff in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army has significantly ramped up its operational capabilities along the LAC as well as in the eastern sector.

-Gautam Morarka