Friday, February 24, 2012

YUDH ABHYAS 2011-12- Indo-US military exercises

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2011-12, the latest in a series of Indo-US military exercises between mechanized forces, is scheduled to be conducted in northern Rajasthan in March 2012.  It is designed to improve bilateral cooperation between both armies and enhance their ability to operate side by side at the tactical level, within the framework of UN peacekeeping operations.

This exercise will see troops of US 25th Infantry Division, US Army Pacific, Hawaii train with India troops of South Western Command in well designed setting for peace support operations.  The participants will engage in a number of defined operational missions that include security of lines of communication, intelligence based peace enforcement operations and extrication / rescue operations, says a statement.

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