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Armies of India, Thailand commence joint exercise in Meghalaya

Shillong/Kolkata: The Indian Military and the Royal Thailand Military commenced a joint train at Umroi in Meghalaya on Monday, Defence officers mentioned.

The goal of the train is joint coaching of troops in counter-terrorism operations in each jungle terrain and concrete situation, the official mentioned.

He mentioned 45 members of every of the Armies are participating within the 14-day lengthy ‘Exercise Maitree’ on the Joint Coaching Node at Umroi.

Train Maitree is an annual coaching occasion carried out alternatively in Thailand and India since 2006.

On the joint train, the 2 armies “will share their valuable experiences in the conduct of counter-terrorism operations in the form of lectures, drills, demonstrations and skill-atarm with an aim to refine tactics, techniques and procedures,” Protection Spokesperson Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh mentioned.

The train will culminate with a 48-hour lengthy execution of joint abilities of troopers of the 2 armies whereas conducting the operations.

Col Thiradej Limkunagul, who’s main the Royal Thai Military, mentioned, “We hope to proceed coaching for a very long time.

Each the Armies have an extended historical past of coaching collectively since 2006.”

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