Fed up with Ads? Install Dainik Bhaskar App for news without ads
- Copy link
US Army personnel arriving at Suratgarh’s military airport while completing the paperwork.
On Saturday, 270 US Army personnel landed at Suratgarh Airport in Sriganganagar. These jawans were welcomed on the land of Dhor as per Indian tradition and then Mahajan of Bikaner left for field firing range. All the soldiers reached the designated place for practice in the range on Saturday afternoon. In the name of “War Exercise-20”, the US and India will start the practice of fighting together on terrorism from Monday.
The exercise in Bikaner, starting on Monday, is the sixteenth in a series of Indo-US bilateral exercises started in 2004. The previous version of the joint exercise was held in Seattle, United States. This bilateral war exercise will focus on counter-terrorism operations against the backdrop of the desert region under the UN mandate.
In a systematic manner, American soldiers submitted their introduction and papers to the Indian contingent.
American women also join the team
The group also includes some American women. These women are also members of the US military team that will be involved in the maneuvers.
What will happen during practice
During the exercise, the two armies will together make plans to fight terrorism. During this time both countries will use weapons, means of transportation. During this time many issues related to counter terrorism will also be discussed. The exercise will have a significant contribution in promoting bilateral forces, enhancing inter-relations, exchanging best practices and experiences between the Indian Army and the US Army.
This is a big maneuver
This exercise is one of the largest military training and defense cooperation efforts between India and the United States. This joint exercise is another step in the growing military cooperation between the two countries, which shows the steady growth in Indo-US relations. The joint bilateral exercise is an indication that both India and the United States understand the threat of terrorism and stand shoulder to shoulder to counter the same.
American soldiers arrived for maneuvers with India.