Indian-Thai army to exercise military drill for neutralization of terrorism from July 3 in Himachal
Source :News Bharati English   Date :29-Jun-2017

Dharamshala, June 29: The 15-day long joint military training exercise between the Indian and Thai army will begin from July 3 in Himachal Pradesh to jointly plan and execute a series of drills for the neutralization of likely threats that may be encountered in counter-terrorism environment.

Notably, Indian Army is one of the most sophisticated and dedicated security forces in the whole world. Due to its hard practices and confidence, the Indian Army has won major wars, successful in combating terrorism, helping citizens during natural disaster etc. Indian Army is admired globally and therefore forces of other countries come to India for the purpose of exercising together and gain the knowledge through it.

A 15-day long joint military training exercise between the Indian and Thai army will begin from July 3 in Himachal Pradesh with an aim to build and promote bilateral Army-to-Army relations and enhance interoperability between the two armies. During the exercise, the two armies will jointly plan and execute a series of drills for the neutralization of likely threats that may be encountered in counter-terrorism environment.

A Defence spokesman said, “The armies of India and Thailand are conducting the yearly joint training exercise named Ex Maitree 2017 from July 3 to July 17 at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh.” “The aim is to build and promote bilateral Army-to-Army relations and enhance interoperability between the two armies”, he added. The conduct of ‘Ex Maitree 2017’ would go a long way in enhancing defence cooperation between the two countries, he said.

However, the joint exercise between the two armies is an annual event. 50 troops from Royal Thailand Army and an equal number of Indian soldiers from the Northern Command will participate in the exercise.