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16TH EDITION YUDH ABHYAS-2021

16TH EDITION YUDH ABHYAS-2021

Context

The 16th edition of ‘Yudh Abhyas’, India-US joint military exercise, will be held in Rajasthan between February 8 and 21, 2021.

Details

  • Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest running joint military training and defence corporation endeavours between India and the US.
  • The Indian Army in ‘Yudh Abhyas’ will be represented by the 11th battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, who are part of the South Western Command.
  • The United States Army delegation will be represented by the 2nd battalion troops, 3rd Infantry Regiment of 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, along with the respective brigade headquarters.
  • It aims to enhance the interoperability and cooperation between the two armies.
  • It will also be focus on counter-terrorism operations under the United Nations mandate.

Joint Military Exercises of India with Other Countries

Name of Exercise

Country

Garuda Shakti

Indonesia

Ekuverin

Maldives

Hand-in-Hand

China

Kurukshetra

Singapore

Mitra Shakti

Sri Lanka

Nomadic Elephant

Mongolia

Shakti

France

Surya Kiran

Nepal

Yudh Abhyas

USA

 

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