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Indo-Japan air drill exercise “Shinyuu Maitri” started in West Bengal

In West Bengal, the joint military exercise ‘Shinyuu Maitri’ between Indian Air Force (IAF) and Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) has started at Air Force Station – Arjan Singh in Panagarh town from October 17 to 23. The focus of the exercise will be to undertake Joint Mobility and Tactical (JMT) interoperability among the ..

Indo-Thailand joint military exercise Maitree 2019 being conducted in Meghalaya

The joint Military Exercise Maitree-2019 between India and Thailand is being conducted at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16-29 Sep 2019. Its aim is to share experience gained during various counter terrorism operations in their respective countries.

2019 Hand-in-Hand military exercise to be held in Meghalaya

The 2019 edition of India and China joint military exercise titled “Hand-in-Hand” will be held in Umroi near Shillong, Meghalaya in December 2019. It will be a two-week exercise which will be based on counter-terrorism and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. The exercise aims to build close relations between the armies of the two ..

Indo-China joint military exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ started in Chengdu

The armies of India and China has started the 7th edition of joint military exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand 2018’ from Dec 11-23 at Chengdu in China. The purpose of the joint military drill is to improve the capabilities of the two armies in fighting terrorism and promote mutual understanding. Both sides have fielded 100 personnel to take ..

Nomadic Elephant 2018 army exercise started

The 13th edition of Indo-Mongolian joint military exercise “Nomadic Elephant 2018” has commenced at Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) Five Hills Training Area in Ullanbaatar on September 10. During the 12 days long exercise, both sides will jointly train, plan and execute a series of well developed tactical drills for neutralisation of likely threats that may ..

The joint military exercise ‘Maitree 2018’ started between India and Thailand

The two week-long joint military exercise “Maitree 2018′ has started between Indian Army and Royal Thai Army in Thailand on August 6 with a focus on enhancing anti-terror cooperation between the two sides. The exercise will emphasize to hone the tactical and technical skills in joint counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations in rural and ..

The first biannual Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference 2018 held in New Delhi

The first biannual Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference was inaugurated by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Air Headquarters in New Delhi on May 31, 2018. The two day conference will discuss operational, maintenance and administrative takeaways identified during the military exercise ‘Gagan Shakti-2018′ and the way ahead. The aim of the Gagan Shakti-2018, which was ..

The 6th edition of annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti-2018’ starts between India and Indonesia

The 6th edition of annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti-2018’ has started between Indian and Indonesian Army in Bandung, Indonesia on February 19, 2018. This joint exercise between Indian and Indonesian Special Forces highlights the increasing trust and cooperation between the two armies. The aim of exercise is to build experience sharing in counter-terrorism operations, ..