Army firepower exercise thrills all

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Armoured Corps Centre & School and Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre are the premier establishments of the Indian Mechanised Forces headed by Major General Neeraj Kapur and Brigadier VV Subramaniam respectively.

PUNE: ‘Firepower and manoeuvre exercise’ and ‘Equipment display’ was held on January 15 at KK Ranges near Ahmednagar, under the aegis of the Armoured Corps Centre & School (ACC&S)and the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (MIRC). 

The spectacular demonstration showcased mechanised forces’ capabilities, proficiency and operational preparedness. The ear-deafening thunder of tanks and infantry combat vehicles (ICVs), which unleashed their lethal and accurate firepower at the KK Ranges left the viewers awestruck. 

Armoured Corps Centre & School and Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre are the premier establishments of the Indian Mechanised Forces headed by Major General Neeraj Kapur and Brigadier VV Subramaniam respectively. These institutions, besides training personnel of our forces, also train students from friendly countries in mechanised warfare and technical training on armoured fighting vehicles.

Most modern equipment in the inventory of the Army fired with precision, with the main attraction being T-90 tanks. The entire exercise was conducted over two hours wherein, in the first half, the technological and tactical capability of the integrated might of the tanks, Infantry Combat Vehicles (ICVs) and Attack Helicopters were showcased. During the second half, firing in static and dynamic mode was carried out, followed by display of manoeuvre by the armoured vehicles.

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