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Tri-service Maritime Exercise 'Paschim Lehar' Begins

A tri-service maritime exercise "Paschim Lehar kicked off at India's western coast with the participation of 40 ships, submarines and fighter aircraft.


The sole aim of the exercise is to build interoperability among the units from Eastern Naval Command, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the Coast Guard

Key Points

  • A large number of ships, submarines and aircraft from the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy are a part of the exercise
  • The exercise includes a number of weapon firings, including missile, gun and torpedo firings during the initial phase.  The second phase is structured to validate and refine the operational plans of the Western Naval Command
  • The Amphibious capabilities of the Armed Forces, along with the elements of Army Amphibious Brigade will also be deployed and tested for operational tasking during the exercise.

Tri-service Maritime Exercise 'Paschim Lehar' Begins Tri-service Maritime Exercise 'Paschim Lehar' Begins Reviewed by Admin on February 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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