From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Exercise Him Vijay
Mains level : Peacetime efforts by Indian security forces
Indian Army undergoing its biggest transformation has started its biggest mountain assault exercise.
Exercise Him Vijay
- The Indian Army Conducts routine military exercises every year.
- It was one such endeavour. It was conducted to validate operational capabilities of our combat formations.
- The exercise is to test mobility, communication and coordination of such huge body of fast-moving troops in difficult terrain.
- Indian Army is metamorphosing itself to incorporate changes for modern and quick and short war, added the Army officer.
- During the last three years and the current year, about 72 joint exercises were conducted by Army, 39 by Navy, 21 by Air Force and 2 Tri-Service Exercises were conducted.