With focus on Interoperability, high intensity tri-services drills conclude in Andaman Nicobar islands

by Joseph K. Clark

Code named Ex-Kavach, the Tri-Services, and the Indian Coast Guards were involved in the drill was undertaken not only to fine-tune the warfighting capabilities of the services jointly but also to enhance operational synergy between the Coast guard and Tri-services. (Photo Credit: Indian Navy)

Increasing the interoperability among all three military arms – Army, Navy, and the Air Force was the focus of the recently concluded large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMEX – 21. The five-day drill was conducted in the Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from January 21 – 25, 2021, and participated in amphibious troops of the Army, different types of aircraft from the Indian Air Force, and different naval ships.

Interoperability

According to an official statement, “The aim of the Tri-service exercise was mainly to validate India’s capabilities to safeguard the territorial integrity of its island territories.”<img data-attachment-id=”2178395″ data-permalink=”https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/with-focus-on-interoperability-high-intensity-tri-services-drills-conclude-in-andaman-nicobar-islands/2178374/attachment/heli2/” data-orig-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2.jpg” data-orig-size=”660,440″ data-comments-opened=”0″ data-image-meta=”{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;6&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;HC-MDH2&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1611324884&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;3.69&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.0005&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}” data-image-title=”heli2″ data-image-description=”” data-medium-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-300×194.jpg” data-large-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-620×413.jpg” class=”lazy lazy-hidden wp-image-2178395 size-full” data-lazy-type=”image” src=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2.jpg” alt=”” width=”660″ height=”440″ srcset=”” sizes=”(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px”/><noscript><img data-attachment-id=”2178395″ data-permalink=”https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/with-focus-on-interoperability-high-intensity-tri-services-drills-conclude-in-andaman-nicobar-islands/2178374/attachment/heli2/” data-orig-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2.jpg” data-orig-size=”660,440″ data-comments-opened=”0″ data-image-meta=”{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;6&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;HC-MDH2&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1611324884&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;3.69&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.0005&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}” data-image-title=”heli2″ data-image-description=”” data-medium-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-300×194.jpg” data-large-file=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-620×413.jpg” class=”wp-image-2178395 size-full” src=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2.jpg” alt=”” width=”660″ height=”440″ srcset=”https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2.jpg 660w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-300×200.jpg 300w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-620×413.jpg 620w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-401×267.jpg 401w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-440×293.jpg 440w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-80×54.jpg 80w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-313×209.jpg 313w, https://images.financialexpress.com/2021/01/heli2-250×167.jpg 250w” sizes=”(max-width: 660px) 100vw, 660px”/>(Photo Credit: Indian Navy)

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