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Country presentation of USA followed by familiarisation with each other’s weapon systems & armaments; Indian Army and US Army strengthening capabilities for counter terrorism operations under UN mandate.

February 10, 2021 / 02:44 PM IST
The 16th edition of the Indo-US joint military training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' commenced at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in the western sector of Rajasthan on February 8. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
The 16th edition of the Indo-US joint military training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' commenced at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in the western sector of Rajasthan on February 8. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
A contingent of 270 US soldiers reached Suratgarh, Rajasthan on February 7 in a special aircraft to take part in the 16th edition of the annual bilateral joint exercise with the Indian Army at the Mahajan Field Firing Range. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
A contingent of 270 US soldiers reached Suratgarh, Rajasthan on February 7 in a special aircraft to take part in the 16th edition of the annual bilateral joint exercise with the Indian Army at the Mahajan Field Firing Range. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
US Army contingent followed the COVID-19 protocols after arriving IAF (Media Co-ordination Centre), Suratgarh before taking part in fortnight-long military exercise with Indian Army from February 8-21. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
US Army contingent followed the COVID-19 protocols after arriving IAF (Media Co-ordination Centre), Suratgarh before taking part in fortnight-long military exercise with Indian Army from February 8-21. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
Country presentation of USA followed by familiarisation with each other’s weapon systems & armaments; Indian Army and US Army strengthening capabilities for counter terrorism operations under UN mandate. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
Country presentation of USA followed by familiarisation with each other’s weapon systems & armaments; Indian Army and US Army strengthening capabilities for counter terrorism operations under United Nations mandate. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
Brigadier Mukesh Bhanwala, Commander of the 170 Infantry Brigade of the Indian Army, welcomed the US contingent at the firing range and impressed upon both the armies to achieve optimum cohesion and interoperability during the exercise and discussed the importance of free exchange of ideas, concepts and best practices between the troops and the necessity to learn from each other's operational experiences. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
Brigadier Mukesh Bhanwala, Commander of the 170 Infantry Brigade of the Indian Army, welcomed the US contingent at the firing range and impressed upon both the armies to achieve optimum cohesion and interoperability during the exercise and discussed the importance of free exchange of ideas, concepts and best practices between the troops and the necessity to learn from each other's operational experiences. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
A number of aerial platforms, including the newly inducted indigenous Advance Light Helicopter WSI 'RUDRA', MI-17, Chinooks, Stryker Vehicles of the US Army and BMP-II Mechanised Infantry Combat Vehicles of the Indian Army, will be utilised in the exercise, which will go on till February 21. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
A number of aerial platforms, including the newly inducted indigenous Advance Light Helicopter WSI 'RUDRA', MI-17, Chinooks, Stryker Vehicles of the US Army and BMP-II Mechanised Infantry Combat Vehicles of the Indian Army, will be utilised in the exercise, which will go on till February 21. (Image: Twitter @SWComd_IA)
Chinooks in action on the second day of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral joint exercise between Indian Army and US Army. The Exercise aims to enhance cooperation and interoperability in Counter Terrorism ops between the two strong global armies. (Image: Twitter @IAF_MCC)
Chinooks in action on the second day of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral joint exercise between Indian Army and US Army. The Exercise aims to enhance cooperation and interoperability in Counter Terrorism ops between the two strong global armies. (Image: Twitter @IAF_MCC)
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first published: Feb 10, 2021 02:44 pm

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