DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH
A major training exercise was conducted in the plains of Punjab from 27 May to 04 June 2019. The exercise “KHARGA PRAHAR” was undertaken by various units and formations of Kharga Corps. Validation of latest operational concepts designed to deliver a swift punitive blow to the adversary were the key features of this exercise. The exercise setting also incorporated aspects of joint training wherein Para drops from Indian Air Force aircraft were carried out and simulated Battlefield Air Strikes were conducted in support of ground forces. The exercise was successful in validating many important operational aspects and brought out valuable lessons as also reinforced a high degree of operational preparedness of the Kharga Corps.