Date: April 28, 2015
Rajasthan Main Battle Tanks
Indian Army Conducts AKRAMAN–II Defence Exercise in Rajasthan
The Army conducted a major exercise, ‘Akraman-II’, in Rajasthan to test a new generation of weaponry and platforms employed in the desert region, with providing ‘real time battle and situational awareness’ to its commanders.
More than 300 Combat Vehicles, Main Battle Tanks, Long Range Arty Guns and about 10,000 troops are participating in the exercise.The exercise was conducted by the Chetak Corps, a part of South Western Command based in Bhatinda, Punjab.The Akraman-II exercise also tested the capabilities of Indian Air Force in launching deep insertion of helicopter-borne and airborne army units. The exercise envisaged at orchestration of an integrated battle field scenario in network-centric environment.
‘Akraman-II’ envisages orchestration of an integrated battle field scenario in network-centric environment with integration of reconnaissance, surveillance and electronic warfare and communication assets to provide real time battle and situational awareness to commanders.