EX SAMPRITI-X | 07 Jun 2022

Why in News?

A joint military training exercise Ex SAMPRITI-X between India and Bangladesh is being conducted at Jashore Military Station in Bangladesh from 5th to 16th June 2022.

What are the Key Highlights about the Ex SAMPRITI-X?

  • About:
    • SAMPRITI is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour conducted alternately by both countries which aims to strengthen and widen the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between both the armies.
  • Aim:
    • To strengthen interoperability between the two armies and to understand each other’s tactical drills and operational techniques.
  • Representation by India:
    • The Indian contingent of company strength is being represented by a Battalion of the DOGRA Regiment.
  • Significance:
    • During the joint military exercise, armies of both the Nations will share expertise in multiple simulated scenarios of Counter Terrorism, Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief and UN Peacekeeping Force under United Nations mandate.
    • The participants will gain an understanding of each other's organisational structure and tactical exercises.

What are the Other Military Exercises by India?

Joint Military Exercises of India with Other Countries
Name of Exercise Country
Garuda Shakti Indonesia
Ekuverin Maldives
Hand-in-Hand China
Kurukshetra Singapore
Mitra Shakti Sri Lanka
Nomadic Elephant Mongolia
Maitree Exercise India & Thailand
Vajra Prahar India & US
Yudh Abhyas India & US
Shakti Exercise India & France
Dharma Guardian India & Japan
Surya Kiran India & Nepal
SIMBEX India & Singapore
Exercise LAMITYE India & Seychelles


Source: PIB