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Mitra Shakti Military Exercise 2017 Begins in Pune

The fifth series of Mitra Shakti, the joint military exercise between India and Sri Lanka commenced in Pune yesterday conducted at the Aundh Military Camp.

  • It is an important effort in India’s response to China’s growing influence in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region.
  • The exercise will aim at developing joint strategies by sharing the expertise of conducting operations, especially in the counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism (CI and CT) environment
  • Mitra Shakti started in 2012 as a response to China’s efforts to increase its influence in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region. 
  • The training module will include weapons training, basic military tactics and complex battle strategies.
  • The exercise will be conducted for next 14 days up to 26 Oct 17 & will involve sharing and learning from each other's experiences.

Mitra Shakti Military Exercise 2017 Begins in Pune Mitra Shakti Military Exercise 2017 Begins in Pune Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 14, 2017 Rating: 5

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