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8TH INDO-KYRGYZ SPECIAL FORCES EXERCISE ‘KHANJAR’

8TH INDO-KYRGYZ SPECIAL FORCES EXERCISE ‘KHANJAR’

Context

The eighth Indo-Kyrgyz joint Special Forces exercise 'Khanjar' flagged off.

Details

  • The eight Indo-Kyrgyz Joint Special Forces Exercise “Khanjar” was inaugurated at the Special Forces Brigade of National Guards of Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek, the capital of the host nation.
  • It was initiated first in 2011, the two-week-long special operations exercise focuses on high-altitude warfare, mountain warfare and counter-extremism exercises.
  • Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, also known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country in Central Asia.
  • It is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.

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