Joint Indian-US army exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ to begin in Uttarakhand

Posted on:13 Sep 2016 09:28:51
Joint Indian-US army exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ to begin in Uttarakhand
13 September 2016 Current Affairs: As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise, ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ is set to be conducted in Uttarakhand from September 14 to 27. 

The exercise in Chaubattia was being conducted by the headquarter Central Command.

The exercise is aimed at simulating a scenario where both nations were working together to counter insurgency and terrorism in mountainous terrain under UN charter. 

The two week exercise will witness participation of about 225 personnel of the US Army and similar strength of Congo Brigade of the Indian Army.

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