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India take part in 5th edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise, JIMEX and 8th edition of India-Sri Lanka bilateral joint exercise Mitra Shakti this week.
About Mitra Shakti
8th edition of India-Sri Lanka bilateral joint military exercise Mitra Shakti has commenced in Ampara in Sri Lanka. The two-week-long exercise is being conducted from 04 to 15 October 2021.
Over the next few days, troops will train, share and rehearse tactical drills to undertake joint counter-terrorism operations in a semi-urban/rural environment under United Nations mandate.
5th edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise, JIMEX, between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF), will be held in the Arabian Sea from 06 to 08 October 2021.
JIMEX-21 aims to develop a common understanding of operational procedures and enhance inter-operability through the conduct of a multitude of advanced exercises, across the entire spectrum of maritime operations.
Other exercises between India and Japan
Dharma Guardian– Joint Military Exercise that started off in 2018. The latest one was conducted in 2019 in Mizoram.
SHINYUU Maitri– It is a joint exercise between Indian Air Force and the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF).
Source: This post is based on the articles
- “FIFTH EDITION OF JAPAN-INDIA BILATERAL MARITIME EXERCISE ‘JIMEX’” published in ‘PIB’ on 05th October 2021.
- “8th EDITION OF INDIA – SRI LANKA JOINT “EXERCISE MITRA SHAKTI COMMENCES AT AMPARA SRI LANKA” published in ‘PIB’ on 05th October 2021.