After the Indian Air Force “Gaganshakti Exercise,” the Indian Army too conducted a large-scale exercise called “Vijay Prahar” which took place in the Rajasthan sector. The exercise witnessed participation of 25,000 troops from the southwestern command.
The exercise concluded at Suratgarh, Rajasthan and on the final day, South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Cherish Mathson witnessed the last offensive of the forces achieving a decisive victory in the simulated war game.
The major part of the exercise was conducted at the Mahajan Field Firing Range of Bikaner. The exercise was aimed at learning new techniques by employing tanks, helicopters and infantry forces as well as sharpening the skills in order to firm them up with the new dynamics of warfare.