5th September, 2023 Security
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- The Indian Air Force kickstarted its annual mega training exercise Trishul.
- Trishul training mission is a massive event, with large fleets of fighter aircraft participating, including the Rafale, Mirage 2000, and Su-30MKIs.
- The military drills will also include heavy-lift transport planes and choppers such as the Chinook and Apache.
- Garud Special Forces are also participating in the drills, in which all elements of air power are expected to be used.
Aim of the Exercise
- The exercise is aimed at testing the command’s operational preparedness and given its scale and complexity, a high-level of coordination and preparedness involved.
- The drills will take place in the northern sector, which includes Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Punjab.