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View from sky: Special Forces of the Indian Army conduct airborne exercise | Photos

The exercise involved advanced aerial insertion techniques, including Combat Free Fall and integrated battle drills by Airborne and Special Forces troops.

Manish Prasad Reported by: Manish Prasad @manishindiatv New Delhi Updated on: March 15, 2022 19:52 IST
The exercise, carried out from March 14 to March 15,
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The exercise, carried out from March 14 to March 15, involved advanced aerial insertion techniques

The Indian Army's Airborne and Special Forces practiced aerial insertion capability and rapid response anywhere on the mainland and in island territories in an exercise in peninsular India.

India Tv - the Army carried out its first-ever airborne insertion exercise at high altitude locations at the border with China in eastern Ladakh.

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the Army carried out its first-ever airborne insertion exercise at high altitude locations at the border with China in eastern Ladakh.

The exercise, carried out on March 14-15, involved advanced aerial insertion techniques, including combat free fall and integrated battle drills by Airborne and Special Forces troops, and was to ensure that the Army can deal with any challenges or contigencies.

India Tv - The Shatrujeet Brigade conducted an airborne insertion along the Northern Borders in Eastern Ladakh to validate its rapid response capabilities

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The Shatrujeet Brigade conducted an airborne insertion along the Northern Borders in Eastern Ladakh to validate its rapid response capabilities

In the video, soldiers are seen boarding an aircraft and preparing for a freefall. Seconds later they jump out and a string of the parachutes is seen on the backdrop of the sunset.  

Last year in November, the Army carried out its first-ever airborne insertion exercise at high altitude locations at the border with China in eastern Ladakh.

India Tv - The Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army on March 14 and 15 conducted an Airborne Exercise in Peninsular India. 

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The Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army on March 14 and 15 conducted an Airborne Exercise in Peninsular India. 

The drill was being carried out high altitude areas in extremely worse climate conditions to ensure that the threats to the challenge posed by Chinese People's Liberation Army are being properly taken care of.

India Tv - The techniques included combat free fall and integrated battle drills by Airborne and Special Forces troops

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The techniques included combat free fall and integrated battle drills by Airborne and Special Forces troops

The Shatrujeet Brigade conducted an airborne insertion along the Northern Borders in Eastern Ladakh to validate its rapid response capabilities, as part of an airborne exercise and combat manoeuvres.

India Tv - Airborne troops were inserted into a Drop Zone at an altitude of more than 14,000 feet.

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Airborne troops were inserted into a Drop Zone at an altitude of more than 14,000 feet.

Airborne troops were inserted into a Drop Zone at an altitude of more than 14,000 feet. Pre-acclimatized troops along with specialist vehicles and missile detachments were transported through C-130 and AN 32 aircrafts from five different mounting bases to validate inter-theatre move, precision stand-off drops, rapid grouping and capture of designated objs with speed and surprise.

India Tv - The exercise was to ensure that the Army can deal with any challenges or contigencies.

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The exercise was to ensure that the Army can deal with any challenges or contigencies.

The drop was particularly challenging due to the low temperatures of upto minus 20 degrees and rarefied atmosphere in super high altitude terrain. This is the first such exercise carried out by Indian forces in the region.

India Tv - The drill was being carried out high altitude areas in extremely worse climate conditions. 

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The drill was being carried out high altitude areas in extremely worse climate conditions. 

(With inputs from IANS)

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