India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to commence in Uttarakhand

Source: The post is based on the articleIndia-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to commence in Uttarakhandpublished in PIB on 15th November 2022

What is the News?

The 18th edition of Indo – US joint training exercise “YUDH ABHYAS 22” is scheduled to be conducted in Uttarakhand.

What is Exercise YUDH ABHYAS?

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS is a military exercise between India and the US.

Aim: To enhance understanding, cooperation and interoperability between the armies of India and the US with a number of complex drills being planned.

Started in: The exercise was started in 2004 under the US Army Pacific Partnership Program.

The exercise is hosted alternately between both countries.

What are the other exercises between India and the US?

Exercise Tiger Triumph: It is a tri-service military exercise between India and the US.

Exercise Vajra Prahar: It is a Special Forces joint military training exercise. It has been conducted alternately in India and the US since 2010.

Exercise Cope India: It is a series of bilateral Air Force exercises between India and the United States.

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