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12th September, 2022 Security

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Context: Army chief Gen. Manoj Pande visited Ladakh and witnessed Exercise Parvat Prahar.


  • The exercise comes as India and China are undertaking disengagement from Patrolling Point-15 in eastern Ladakh.
  • The exercise saw the deployment of all new major inductions of the Army.
  • The exercise used newly inducted all-terrain vehicles transported by Chinook heavy lift helicopters and K9-Vajra howitzers, among others.
  • Simultaneously on the western front, Exercise Gagan Strike culminated with a fire power display of attack helicopters supporting deep operations by Strike Corps.