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After Malabar Naval exercise, India and US to conduct joint military exercise `Yudh Abhyas 2017`

New Delhi, Aug 8, 2017: As the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese troops along the border in Sikkim continues, India and the United States of America will conduct ``Yudh Abhyas`` joint exercise between their armies in September.

Updated:Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 02:19

After Malabar Naval exercise, India and US to conduct joint military exercise `Yudh Abhyas 2017`New Delhi, Aug 8, 2017: As the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese troops along the border in Sikkim continues, India and the United States of America will conduct ``Yudh Abhyas`` joint exercise between their armies in September.

The exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017, will be held from September 14-27 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the US.

Over 200 Indian soldiers from the Gorkha Rifles will take part in the military exercise.

The exercise will be the 13th in the Yudh Abhyas series, which started in the year 2004 under US Army Pacific partnership programme. It had participation of about 225 personnel of the US Army and similar strength of Indian Army.

Over the years the two countries have decided to progressively increase the scope and content of the combined exercise.

The exercise could irk China as India, Japan and the United States of America held the Malabar Naval Exercise-2017 in the Bay of Bengal in July in a bid to achieve deeper military ties among the three nations.

Source: India Express

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