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First IMBAX-2017 Military Exercise Begins in Meghalaya

The India-Myanmar Bilateral Military Exercise 2017 (IMBAX-2017) has commenced at Joint Training Node of the Indian Army at Umroi, 30km away from Meghalaya capital’s Shillong.

First IMBAX-2017 Military Exercise Begins in Meghalaya

  • It is a sex-day exercise which will conclude on November 25.
  • It is the first ever joint training of the militaries from the two neighbouring countries.
  • The aims of the exercise is to train officers of Myanmar Army in various United Nations peacekeeping roles and tasks
  • 16 officers of Indian delegation will train their Myanmarese counterparts with the requisite knowledge and skills to perform peacekeeping operations with principles, policies and guidelines of the UN.
  • The annual exercise of the two countries, called Sampriti, aimed to strengthen and broaden interoperability and cooperation between the two armies in counter insurgency and counterterrorism operations.
First IMBAX-2017 Military Exercise Begins in Meghalaya First IMBAX-2017 Military Exercise Begins in Meghalaya Reviewed by Ramandeep Singh on November 21, 2017 Rating: 5

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