First joint tactical exercise Sino-India Cooperation 2016 held in Chusul-Moldo area along LoAC

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Who: Sino-India Cooperation 2016
Where: Chusul-Moldo, Ladakh
What: Held
When: 6 February 2016
Why: To improve coordination between border troops

India and China on 6 February 2016 held first joint tactical military exercise Sino-India 2016.

The one-day long exercise was held in Chusul-Moldo area that is located along the Line of Actual Control (LoAC) in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Details related to Sino-India 2016 exercise

• The exercise is part of the ongoing initiatives taken by India and China to ensure greater interaction between troops stationed along the LoAC.

• The focus of the exercise was on joint actions to tackle aspects of humanitarian aid and disaster relief.

• It was participated by 30 border troops each from both the countries.

• It complements the Hand-in-Hand series of India-China joint exercises which started in 2007.