Army Chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday witnessed the firing of assorted artillery weapons, together with these being developed by home producers, in Rajasthan’s Pokhran.
He additionally visited Jaisalmer navy station the place senior commanders briefed him about operational preparedness of the Army within the area, thought-about essential for the border with Pakistan, officers mentioned.
After arriving at Jaisalmer, the Army Chief, accompanied by Southern Army Commander Lt Gen JS Nain, left for the Pokhran area firing ranges the place he witnessed the firing of assorted artillery weapons, together with tools being developed by indigenous producers, the Army mentioned.
“Later, the Army Chief visited Jaisalmer navy station the place he was briefed by General Officer Commanding Konark Corps and different formation commanders on the operational scenario and preparedness,” it mentioned in an announcement.
The Army mentioned that Gen Naravane additionally interacted with troops of Konark Corps and exhorted them to keep up excessive requirements of coaching and professionalism.
“The Chief of Army Staff complimented the formations for adhering to pressure preservation measures and for provision of help to civilian authorities in combating the COVID-19 pandemic,” it mentioned.
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