India, US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

Indo-US soldiers are holding the joint military drill to hone their technical skills in countering terrorism and insurgency at Chaubattia, Ranikhet in Uttrakhand

FP Staff September 26, 2016 18:52:56 IST
India, US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills
India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

As part of the ongoing 'Yudh Abhyas 2016' exercise, the Indian and US troops on Thursday participated in joint training operations in the mountainous terrain of Uttarakhand, a defence official said. PTI

India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

Indo-US soldiers are holding the joint military drill to hone their technical skills in countering terrorism and insurgency at Chaubattia, Ranikhet in Uttrakhand on Monday. PTI

India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

"The Indian Army, with its expertise on deployment and operations in mountainous terrains, shared its rich experience of mountainous warfare with the US troops," the Central Command official said. PTI

India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

In addition to small tactical operations in the mountainous terrain, the troops were also given opportunities to enhance their skills in specialised mountain warfare techniques like rock craft, rock climbing and cliff assault. PTI

India US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

The joint training provided valuable inputs to facilitate both armies to enhance interoperability and prepare for undertaking any operations in rugged mountainous terrain in the future. PTI

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