Pics: Army, Air Force, Navy Collab On Intense Behind-Enemy-Lines Drill

The exercise included full transportation and armed helicopters from the Indian Army and Indian Air Force, including the Apaches attack helicopters.

Pics: Army, Air Force, Navy Collab On Intense Behind-Enemy-Lines Drill

The tri-forces exercise was done in the valley's snow-clad region.

New Delhi:

The Army, Navy and Air Force conducted a joint helicopter drop exercise in Jammu and Kashmir today. The exercise was a drill to test behind-enemy-lines capabilities in case of an intense air defence and electronic warfare.

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The tri-forces exercise was done in the valley's snow-clad region at heights over 9,000 feet.

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The task force included troops from Army's Infantry and The Special Forces units; and Navy's MARCOS unit.

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The exercise included full transportation and armed helicopters from the Indian Army and Indian Air Force, including the Apaches attack helicopters.

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The exercise showcased the capabilities of the Chinar Corps - Army's unit that conducted the exercise - in high altitude areas incorporating all facets of the contemporary and modern battlefield.

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"The successful conduct of the mission validated the true spirit of jointness achieved in planning, utilisation of resources and accomplishment of laid down mission objectives as a true reflection of the tri-service ethos of the Indian Armed forces," a release from the Indian Army said.

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