Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023

  • Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023 commenced in Umroi Cantonment, India
  • Exercise Harimau Shakti 2023 is a joint bilateral training exercise between Indian &
    Malaysian Armed Forces.
  • The Malaysian Army contingent comprises troops from the 5th Royal Battalion of the
    Malaysian Army. The Indian contingent is being represented by a battalion of the Rajput
  • Aim is to enhance military capability for conducting of Multi Domain Operations in a sub
    conventional scenario.
  • During the exercise, both contingents will establish a Joint Command Post & establish an
    integrated surveillance grid along with a Joint Surveillance Centre.
  • Both sides will rehearse employment of joint forces in jungle/ semi urban / urban
    environment. In addition, intelligence collection, collation and dissemination drills will
    also be rehearsed.
  • The exercise will also witness employment of Drones/UAVs & Helicopters. Two sides will
    also practice casualty management and evacuation drills.
  • Both the contingents will discuss logistics management and practice survival training at
    the Battalion level.
  • The training will focus primarily on high degree of physical fitness, conduct of drills at
    tactical level and sharing of best practices with each other.
  • The Exercise will culminate with a 48-hour long validation exercise in a semi-urban area.