Washington, September 8: The two week 13th Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017 to be conducted at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington from 14 to 27 September 17. Both the armies will jointly train, plan and execute a series of well-developed operations for neutralization of threats of varied nature.
Notably, Exercise Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest joint running military training and defence corporation endeavors between India and USA. The two week Indo-US Joint Military Training will strengthen both the armies in countering terrorism and various other threats.
Exercise Yudh Abhyas will provide an opportunity to the armed forces of both countries to train in an integrated manner at Battalion level with joint planning at Brigade level. Multiple scenarios will be rehearsed during the joint exercise with a view to understand each other's organizational structure and battle procedures which would result in a higher degree of joint manship that would further facilitate interoperability between the armed forces of both countries to meet any unforeseen contingency across the globe.
The exercise is also an ideal platform to learn from each other's experiences of planning and execution of operations. In the end, a joint exercise will be undertaken by both countries in an operational setting under a UN mandate. Experts from both sides will also hold expert academic and military discussions to share each other’s experiences on varied topics for mutual benefit.