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Exercise Yudh Abhyas

  • 18 Oct 2021
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Recently, the 17th Indo-US Joint Military Exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas 2021" was held at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska (US).

  • In February 2021, the previous version of the exercise was held in Bikaner's Mahajan Field Firing Ranges (Rajasthan).

Key Points

  • About:
    • It is the largest running joint military training and defence cooperation endeavor between India and the US.
    • The exercise was started in 2004 under the US Army Pacific Partnership Program. The exercise is hosted alternately between both countries.
    • The exercise aims at enhancing understanding, cooperation and interoperability between two Armies.
      • This will help them in undertaking joint operations at battalion level in mountainous terrain with cold climatic conditions under the ambit of the United Nations.
  • Other Exercises between India and the US:

Source: TH

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