Trishakti Corps Conducts EX KRIPAN SHAKTI At Siliguri’s Teesta Field Firing Range, West Bengal

DEFENCE, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

An Integrated Fire Power exercise ‘Exercise Kripan Shakti’ was conducted by the ‘Trishakti Corps’ at Teesta Field Firing Ranges (TFFR) in West Bengal aimed at synergizing the capabilities of the Army and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to fight an integrated battle.

Units of the Trishakti Corps demonstrated their ability to hit hard and swiftly with precision during the exercise. The firing involved employment and firing of all arms and weapon systems including guns, mortars, infantry combat vehicles, helicopters and employment of Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance platforms to execute the ‘Sensor to Shooter’ concept.

The exercise is expected to further strengthen the ties between the Army, civil administration and the CAPF. This will also reinforce the confidence of the people in the Army’s capabilities to safeguard the territorial integrity and ensure an effective response against any external threat.

The exercise was reviewed by Lt General Tarun Kumar Aich General Officer Commanding Trishakti Corps. At the termination of the exercise, audiences had the opportunity to see different weapon platforms from close quarters.

   Important points for the exam:

  • The ‘Exercise Kripan Shakti’ was conducted by the ‘Trishakti Corps’ at Teesta Field Firing Ranges (TFFR) in West Bengal.
  • The exercise was conducted with an aim to synergize the capabilities of the Army and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to fight an integrated battle.
  • Units of the Trishakti Corps demonstrated their ability to hit hard and swiftly with precision during the exercise. 
  • The exercise was reviewed by Lt General Tarun Kumar Aich General Officer Commanding Trishakti Corps. 

   Facts to know:

  • Trishakti Corps is known as Army’s XXXIII.
  • Headquarters of Trishakti Corps: Siliguri, West Bengal.
  • Trishakti Corps was re-established in 1960.

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