Bookmark Bookmark

Exercise Mitra Shakti VII

Exercise Mitra Shakti VII

The 7th edition of Exercise MITRA SHAKTI- 2019 aims to enhance the interoperability and operational efficiency among the armies of both India and Sri Lanka when deployed as part of United Nations peacekeeping forces commenced on 01 December at Aundh Military Station, Pune.

Key Points:

  • The main objective of the exercise is to build and promote positive relations between armies of both the countries through a focus on sub-unit-level training on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the urban and rural environment under United Nations mandate. 
  • The joint training exercise also signifies the strength of India-Sri Lanka relations in the field of military cooperation and engagement, which is vital for refining the interoperability and operational preparedness.
  • This joint exercise is designed for incorporating the current dynamics of United Nations peacekeeping operations through practical and comprehensive discussions and also tactical exercises. 
  • The preliminary focus of the exercise will remain on battle drills, fieldcraft, and procedures as also the ability to operate jointly with seamless interoperability.

You might be interested:

Daily News Digest:02 December 2019

World AIDS Day1st December of every year is observed as World AIDS Day. It provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in fighting against HIV. This also shows support for people living with ...

3 months ago

BSF celebrated the 55th raising day

BSF celebrated the 55th raising day The 55th raising day of BSF celebration was graced by the Minister of State of Home Affairs Nityanand Rai who attended the Raising Day celebrations of Border Securi ...

3 months ago

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Every year on 2nd December, the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed. This is to highlight the importance of eradicating contempora ...

3 months ago

National Pollution Control Day

National Pollution Control Day National Pollution Control Day is observed on 2 December. This day is to raise awareness about the problem caused by increasing pollution. Pollution is a significant pro ...

3 months ago

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 1st December of every year is observed as World AIDS Day. It provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in fighting against HIV. This also shows support for people living wit ...

3 months ago

One Liners of the Day, 02 December 2019

Important Day 2019 Theme for World AIDS Day (01 December) - "Communities Make the Difference." Organ Donation Day in India – 30 November. Defence On 30 November, India conducted the first nig ...

3 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: