Consider the following Joint military exercises with countries associated to them:

  1. Sampriti→ India and Bangladesh
  2. MITRA SHAKTI→ India and Sri Lanka
  3. Yudh Abhyas→ India and USA

  Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

SAMPRITI Exercise is important bilateral defence cooperation between India and Bangladesh. Earlier six editions of the exercise were hosted alternately by both countries. The first edition of the exercise in this series was held at Jorhat in Assam in 2010. The joint military training exercise between India and United States is “Yudh Abhyas 2016”. Yudh Abhyas 2016 is one of the longest running joint military training and a major ongoing bilateral defence cooperation endeavours between India and the US. The fourth edition of India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise ‘MITRA SHAKTI 2016’ was held at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka.

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