Armies of India and the US commence joint training exercise in Rajasthan

Bikaner, Nov 19 (UNI) Aiming to further strengthen military ties between both the nations, a contingent of 11 troops of United States Pacific Command (USPC) on Monday commenced a joint training exercise with Indian Special Forced at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges here.


The training exercise between both the troops has been commenced from November 18 and will go on for 12-day.


The American Special Forces will carry out a rigorous joint training in semi desert and rural terrain with an aim to enhance the inter operability of the two armed forces and further the military to military co-operation, Rajasthan Defence PRO Lt Col Sombhit Ghosh said.


The contingents will train on various aspects such as hostage rescue, building intervention, desert survival, medical aid and combat firing.


At the end of the joint training, the Special Forces will undertake a three days outdoor exercise to validate their best practices.


One the first day of the exercise the United States Pacific Command troops carried out visit to the training area followed by zeroing of their personal weapons.


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