Indian Army conducts airborne exercise. Internet users praise the “courage and pride” of the troops
The Indian Army recently conducted an aerial exercise and a video showing paratroopers maneuvering in the sky has taken the internet by storm.
The Supplementary General Directorate of Public Information, Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence, shared the clip on Twitter. The clip showed soldiers entering the plane, dressed in a military uniform and seen jumping out of the plane one by one and landing on the ground effortlessly.
“#IndianArmy conducted #AirborneExercise to validate air insertion and rapid response capabilities along #NorthernBorders. The exercise involved airlift of airborne troops, large scale airdrops, rapid regrouping, surveillance of targets criticism and goal capture,” the tweet read.
See the video:
#IndianArmy conducted #AirborneExercise to validate aerial insertion and rapid response capabilities #NorthernBorders. The exercise involved the airlift of airborne troops, large scale drops, rapid regrouping, surveillance of critical targets and the capture of objectives. pic.twitter.com/aiReRv0K1J
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) March 25, 2022
The 25-second clip has garnered over 38,000 views and over 3,000 likes so far. Netizens congratulated the soldiers for this feat. “It takes a lot of courage and pride to jump from a moving plane at an altitude of 14,000+ feet… Skydivers are special..”
Quoting Indian Army officials, ANI said in a tweet, “Around 600 Paratroopers from Indian Army Airborne Rapid Response Teams carried out large scale airdrops near Siliguri Corridor on March 24-25 as part of an airborne exercise.”
our brave daredevils..hello! Jai Hind
— Mickey (@TweetMickey2) March 25, 2022
It takes a lot of courage and pride to jump from a moving plane at an altitude of 14,000 feet and above. Skydivers are special..
— Tonmoi Saikia (@SaikiaTonmoi) March 25, 2022
Steady progress towards strong abilities…keep it up Trishakti Warriors
— 8017403220 (@SinghGamby) March 26, 2022
Great spectacle of the Trishakti soldiers. Greater Glory to the Indian Army.
—Awadhesh Kalia (@awadheshkalia) March 26, 2022
The exercise conducted on March 25 was intended to validate air insertion and rapid response involved the airlift of Airborne troopslarge-scale airdrop, rapid regrouping, surveillance of critical targets, depending on India Defense News.
Previously, the airborne exercise was conducted in eastern Ladakh at 14,000 feet in November last year. It included non-combat jumps and integrated combat drills by airborne forces to validate rapid response capabilities.