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Surya Kiran XV

  • 23 Sep 2021
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Recently, the armies of India and Nepal have started the 15th edition of joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ at Pithoragarh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Key Points

  • The biannual exercise, which takes place alternately in both countries.
  • The main objective of this exercise is to:
    • Establish military relations in inaccessible mountainous areas by the soldiers of both countries,
    • Provide humanitarian assistance under disaster management,
    • Get training in anti-terrorist operations,
    • Build interoperability and sharing expertise between the two countries.
  • The 14th edition of the exercise took place in Saljhandi, Nepal in 2019.

Source: TH

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