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Hand-in-Hand Military exercise between India and China

The seventh edition of Hand-in-Hand Military exercise between India and China began in Chengdu, China.
Hand-in-Hand Military exercise between India and China
  • It is being held to improve capabilities of the two armies in fighting terrorism and promote mutual understanding.
  • The exercise was held after a gap of one year as both the sides were locked in a 73-day standoff in Doklam in Sikkim sector of the border in 2017.
  • The strained relations between two sides later improved resulting in an informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Chinese city of Wuhan in April 2018.

About Hand-in-Hand 2019:

  • In this edition of exercise, 100 troops from each side are taking part.
  • The main focus is on counter-terrorism operations.
  • It will involve tactical level operations in an International Counter Insurgency/ Counter Terrorist environment under UN mandate.
  • The drill will promote understanding between two militaries and improving their capabilities in fighting terrorism.
  • The exercise will include live shooting and adoptive and basic training.

Question:

Q. What is the name of the seventh edition of a military exercise between India and China which began in Chengdu, China?
a. Together-We-Can
b. Hand-in-Hand
c. Security-in-Unity
d. None of the above
Hand-in-Hand Military exercise between India and China Hand-in-Hand Military exercise between India and China Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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