Indo-US exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ concludes

Jaipur, Feb 21 (PTI):
The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between the Indian and US Army, Exercise Yudh Abhyas-20′ was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range on Sunday.
This was the 16th edition of the joint exercise and it began on February 8. The aim of the exercise was to focus on counter terrorism operations under the mandate of the United Nations.
The training focused primarily on subject matter exchange of topical issues of contemporary significance, drills at tactical level and sharing of best practices of each other, defence spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Amitabh Sharma said.
He said the joint training developed into an excellent professional forum which strengthened the capabilities of joint operations by both armies.
The exercise was conducted in two phases. The first phase of combat conditioning, tactical training and inter-operability was completed successfully by both the contingents. The training received by both the armies in the first phase was validated in the second phase.

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