The largest biennial exercise of the three services 'AMPEX' 2023 organised

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The biggest tri-services exercise 'AMPEX' 2023 was conducted from January 17 - 22 near Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.

An overview of the news

  • Troops of the Indian Army, warships of the Indian Navy and aircraft of the Air Force participated during the five-day exercise.

  • The aim of this war exercise was to showcase India's capabilities to protect the territorial integrity of its areas including better coordination between the three services and enhance joint war fighting capabilities.

  • The exercise included Air Entry of Naval Marine Commandos, Air Entry of Army Special Forces, Naval Gunfire Support, Follow up operations like landing of troops from land, air and water.

  • The last edition of the exercise was conducted off Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 21 to 25 January 2021.

Chief of the Three Armies

  • Army Chief - General Manoj Pandey   

  • Chief of the Air Staff – Air Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary

  • Navy Chief – Admiral R Hari Kumar

  • Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) - Lt Gen Anil Chauhan

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