In a bid to take notice of the operational preparedness of the Army in the Indo-Pak bordering region, Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane on Thursday visited the Jaisalmer Military station while reviewing the current readiness of the army in the region.
The COAS was accompanied by Lieutenant General JS Nain, Army commander, Southern Command.
Army Chief visits Pokhran Firing Range, observes firing
The Chief of Army Staff later went to the Pokharan Field Firing Ranges where he observed the firing of various artillery guns, including equipment that is under development by domestic manufacturers. The Army chief was later briefed by General Officer Commanding Konark Corps and other formation commanders on the operational situation and the preparedness of the army in the region.
COAS interacts with troops
According to the official press release by the department of the Ministry of Defence, the Army Chief interacted with troops of the Konark Corps while encouraging them to follow and maintain high standards of training and professionalism.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Defence, it is said that The Chief of Army Staff complimented the formations for adhering to force preservation measures and for provision of assistance to civilian authorities in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.