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Parvat Prahar is an Indian Army exercise

September 13, 2022

Army Chief General Manoj Pande recently visited the Ladakh sector to review Exercise Parvat Prahar and received a briefing from commanders on operational readiness on the ground. The exercise saw the deployment of an entirely new Army major induction.

Important Points

The Indian Army's One Strike Corps is leading this exercise called Parvat Prahar. ‘
The strike corps means that if China or Pakistan decide to intervene anywhere, they will first enter and eliminate the threat.

The Indian Army's Parvat Prahar exercise lasts 20 days.

The exercise comes as India and China announced their withdrawal from the Gogra-Hot Springs (PP-15) in eastern Ladakh on September 8.

This dissolution process follows the 16th round of talks between the Corps Commanders of India and China, which took place on July 17, 2022, at the Chushul Moldo meeting point.

The Indian Army is expected to withdraw its forces from the above location towards Karam Singh Hill, while the Chinese Army is expected to return to Chinese territory in the north.
High-altitude infantry, T-90S and T-72 tanks, mechanised infantry, K-9 Vajra, Bofors and M-777 howitzers, helicopters, and aircraft took part in the exercise.
The exercise made use of Chinook heavy lift helicopters and all-terrain vehicles carried by K9-Vajra howitzers.

The Indian Army

The Indian Army, which is based on land, is the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. The Supreme Commander of the Indian Army is the President of India. The Indian Army is professionally led by a four-star general, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). The Indian Army was established in its current form on February 26, 1950.