The Indian Air Force recently concluded Exercise Ranvijay, a series of integrated wargames aimed at enhancing the skills of fighter pilots. The exercise focused on executing full spectrum operations with an emphasis on integrated operations and the optimal utilization of the Air Force’s electronic warfare capabilities. It took place from June 16 to June 23 in the UB Hills and Central Air Command Area of Responsibility.
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The exercise took place in the UB Hills and Central Air Command Area of Responsibility from June 16 to June 23.
All combat assets were involved in the execution of full spectrum operations, with a particular emphasis on integrated operations and the optimal utilization of the Indian Air Force’s electronic warfare capabilities.
The exercise was carried out from various air bases under the Central Air Command, which is headquartered in Prayagraj.
Different commands within the Indian Air Force, along with the Army and Navy, have been conducting wargames to enhance coordination and strengthen integration among the forces. After addressing various concerns, the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force have reached a consensus to proceed with the plan for establishing theatre commands, which will further enhance coordination and synergy among the three services.
Location and Participation
Various air bases under the Central Air Command, headquartered in Prayagraj, carried out the exercise. The UB Hills and the Central Air Command Area of Responsibility provided a suitable environment for conducting the wargames. Fighter pilots from different squadrons and units within the Indian Air Force actively participated in the exercise, showcasing their expertise and teamwork.
Emphasis on Integrated Operations and Electronic Warfare Capabilities
Exercise Ranvijay placed particular emphasis on integrated operations, highlighting the need for coordination and cooperation among various combat assets. This approach aimed to enhance the effectiveness of the Indian Air Force in executing complex missions. Additionally, the exercise focused on leveraging the Air Force’s electronic warfare capabilities, showcasing their role in modern warfare scenarios.
Advancing the Plan for Theatre Commands
Following the successful execution of various joint exercises and addressing concerns, the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force have reached a consensus to proceed with the plan for establishing theatre commands(A joint command of army, air force and navy). The integration of operational capabilities among the three services is expected to be enhanced by theatre commands, promoting coordination and synergy. This decision reflects the commitment of the Indian military to improve jointness and efficiency in the face of evolving security challenges.
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IAF Conducts Ranvijay exercise 2023,IAF Conducts Ranvijay exercise 2023