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Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’ started in Uttarakhand



Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’ started in Uttarakhand: Details, Aim, Highlights

The Yudh Abhyas 2018, a joint military exercise of Indian and United States armies, commenced on 16th September 2018, at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas-2018 witnessed with the unfurling of the national flags of both countries on the tunes of "Jana Gana Mana” and “The Star-Spangled Banner". 

Indian and US soldiers gave a ceremonial salute to the two senior-most officers of the US and Indian side reviewing the ceremony. The exercise will conclude on 29th September 2018.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas-2018 is the 14th edition of the joint military exercise hosted alternately by both countries.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas-2018 is a two-week exercise which will witness participation of about 350 personnel of the US Army and similar strength of Garud Division of the Indian Army.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas-2018 will provide an opportunity to the armed forces of both countries (India & US) to train in an integrated manner at Battalion level with joint planning at Brigade level. 

Exercise Yudh Abhyas is a series of one of the longest-running joint military training and a major ongoing bilateral defense cooperation endeavor between India and the US. 


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