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List of Important Army joint Exercises of India

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As we all know that static GK plays vital role in every competitive exam. Our MME team has already published many General Awareness articles which will definitely help you while preparing for the competitive exams. Now we are going to discuss about the list of  Army joint exercises of India  in 2017.
List of Important Army joint exercises of India:
S. No.
Name of joint exercise
Name of the countries
Yudh Abhyas
USA and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was:14 To 27 Sep 2017
  • The Training Was Focused On Specialized Drills And Procedures Involved In Counter Insurgency, Counter Terrorist Operations In An Urban Environment.
Russia and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was:19 To 29 Oct 2017
  • First Ever Tri Services Joint Exercise Between Indian and Russian Armed Forces.
Hand in Hand
China and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was: 16 Nov 2016 to 27 Nov 2016
  • The aim of the joint exercise was to acquaint both the Armies with each other’s operating procedures in the backdrop of counter terrorism environment.
France and India
  • This was the 3rd edition in the series of bilateral exercises under this banner.
  • The joint exercise was undergo for a training schedule aimed at combating conditioning, infantry tactical operations in a counter-terrorism environment and planning of joint operations under the United Nations (UN) mandate.
Ajeya Warrior
U K and India
  • It was third joint military exercise between India and UK.
  • The first exercise was conducted in 2013 at Belgaum, Karnataka and second exercise was held in 2015 in UK.
Surya Kiran
Nepal and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was: 3 To 16 Sep 2017
  • Focused On Skills Required Counter- Terrorism And Counter-Terror, Forest Fighting And Natural Disaster Management Operations.
Bangladesh and India
  • It was 7th edition of exercise in SAMPRITI series which is held alternately in India and Bangladesh every year with aim to build and promote positive .
Mitra Shakti
Sri lanka and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was: 13 To 25 Oct 2017
  • It was the 5th Edition of exercise.
  • It Based On Counter Terrorist Operations (CTO) And Infantry Company From Both Countries
Thailand and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was:3 To 17 July 2017
  • Encountered In A Counterterrorism Environment.
Garuda Shakti
Indonesia and India
  • The exercise was conducted on a reciprocal basis and its first edition was conducted in the year 2012 in India.
  • The second edition was conducted in Indonesia in 2013 and third in India in 2014.
  • The exercise is aimed at building and promoting positive relations between the two Armies of India and Indonesia.
Prabal Dostyk
Kazakhstan and India
  • The Duration of the exercise was: 2 To 15 Nov 2017
  • It was 2nd Edition of the exercise.
  • The Joint Exercise Is Aimed At Enhancing The Military Ties Between The Two Countries.


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