Rajasthan: Army Chief visits shooting of Howitzers, Bofors, and Sharang
The chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, reviewed the firing of multiple artillery cannons at the firing ranges in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, on Thursday.
The chief of the Indian Army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, reviewed the firing of multiple artillery guns at the firing ranges in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, on Thursday. Further, escorted by Lieutenant General JS Nain, Army Commander, Southern Command, the artillery guns examined by the Army chief included the Sharang, M-777 ultra-light Howitzer, Bofors, and Dhanush, which were shot at Jaisalmer's Pokhran field shooting ranges. The firing exercise was part of an evaluation of the Indian Army's Corps of Artillery's capabilities and operational readiness.
Afterwards, the Army Chief visited Jaisalmer Military Station, where he was updated on the operational condition and preparedness by General Officer Commanding Konark Corps and other formation commanders. He also talked with Konark Corps members, exhorting them to maintain high levels of training and professionalism. The COAS commended the formations for following Force Preservation procedures and assisting civilian authorities in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic.