An Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training, Exercise Surya Kiran-V is being conducted at Pithoragarh from 23 Sep – 06 Oct 2013. In this exercise, an Infantry battalion from the Indian Army and an equivalent strength from the Nepalese Army would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of counter insurgency operations. Continue reading
The second major military exercise between Indian Army and French Army, EXERCISE SHAKTI-13 has moved into the ‘Tactical Phase’ after a week-long ‘Orientation Phase’. In the past week, the troops of the Indian Army Contingent belonging to 5th Battalion, The Kumaon Regiment underwent various modules acclimatizing themselves to the terrain, equipment and procedures followed by the French Army.
Indian Army troops and French Army troops are conducting a joint Army Exercise ‘SHAKTI 2013’ in France to practice and validate anti terrorist operations and drills in snowbound and mountainous areas. This is the second joint military exercise between the two countries with the first one being held in India in October 2011. Continue reading