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INDO-USA Joint Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017

Exercise Yudh Abhyas - 2017, a joint military exercise between Indian and US armies has commenced at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, USA


  • The US contingent was represented by Company of 5th Infantry Battalion from 20 Infantry Regiment of the US Army 
  • Indian side was represented by soldiers of Gorkha Rifles from the Surya Command.  
  • This is a two-week long exercise in which soldiers from both countries will hone their tactical skills in counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations under a joint brigade headquarters. 
  • Both sides will jointly train, plan an execute a series of well-developed tactical drills for neutralization of likely threats that may be encountered in UN peacekeeping operations.  
INDO-USA Joint Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 INDO-USA Joint Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 Reviewed by insiya yadav on September 18, 2017 Rating: 5

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