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Paschim Lehar: Tri-service Maritime Exercise Concludes

A three-week long tri-service military exercise of India, Paschim Leher conducted by Indian Navy concluded in Arabian Sea.

The objective of the exercise was to build interoperability and to test operational readiness of the Command and the execution of Western Naval Command's operational plans.


  • In this exercise several ships, submarines and fighter aircraft participated including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, frontline ships of the Western Fleet and Eastern Fleet and the newly-inducted Kolkata class ones, submarines, potent missile vessels of the 22nd Killer Squadron, patrol vessels and craft of the local flotilla and the Coast Guard.
  • Intense flying activity by carrier-borne Mig29K, P-8I, IL-38SDs, Dorniers and Remotely Piloted Aircraft were witnessed and maritime role Jaguars, Su-30 MKI, AWACS and Flight Refuellers participated in large numbers from different airfields in Gujarat, Maharashtra and North India.
  • An amphibious landing was also conducted, which included the participation of the 91 Infantry Brigade of the Army.

Expected Questions

Which of the following is a tri-service military exercise of India conducted by Indian Navy?
a. Yudh Abhyas
b. Paschim Leher
c. Shatrujeet
d. Ajeya Warrior

Where was India's tri-service military exercise Paschim Leher conducted?
a. Laccadive Sea
b. Indian Ocean
c. Arabian Sea
d. None of these
Paschim Lehar: Tri-service Maritime Exercise Concludes Paschim Lehar: Tri-service Maritime Exercise Concludes Reviewed by insiya yadav on March 03, 2018 Rating: 5

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