Military Exercises

  • IndiaUS military exercise starts September 17 September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The combined IndiaUS military training exercise "Yudh Abhyas 2014" will be conducted from September 17 to September 30, a Defence Ministry statement said on Friday. This is part of the ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries. "The training exercise will be conducted in the foothills of the Himalayas in...
  • US cancels military exercise with Thailand after coup May 25, 2014

    The US has cancelled an ongoing military exercise with Thailand and scrapped several bilateral engagements while urging restoration of democratic rule in the Southeast Asian country in the wake of a bloodless coup there. Thailand's army on Thursday seized power in a coup after months of antigovernment protests. The military junta...
  • IndoRussian joint military exercise underway October 22, 2013

    Jaipur: Russian troops have carried out live firing practice using Indian military equipment as part of joint military exercise 'INDRA 2013' at Mahajan field firing range near IndiaPakistan border in Thar desert of Rajasthan. Indian and Russian soldiers interacted with each other to know about specific defence tactics like tank zeroing...
  • China kicks off major military exercise September 10, 2013

    Beijing: China on Tuesday kicked off a major military exercise to test battle readiness of the world's largest standing army "under real war circumstances" that would also test the logistic ability of moving its troops. 'Mission Action 2013 A', the first phase of the military exercises, began in eastern and southern areas...
  • Defence Secretary to lead delegation to China next month December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma will lead a delegation to China next month to discuss the resumption of military exercises between the armed forces of the two countries. The Defenece Secretary will head a triservices delegation to China on January 1415 as part of the 5th Annual Defence Dialogue...
  • India, China to resume military exercises September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: India and China will resume military exercises after a two year gap. That appeared to be the high point of Defence Minister AK Antony's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Gen Liang Guanglie on Tuesday. The details are expected to be formalised during the bilateral defence dialogue in November....
  • India mulls joint military exercises with China June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Defence ties between India and China are set to gain momentum with New Delhi mulling joint exercises with Beijing next year after the just concluded naval drills in Shanghai held after a gap of six years. India is planning to propose joint military exercises with China which will also...
  • India, US start military exercises in Rajasthan March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India and US kickstarted their two weeklong joint military exercise in the Rajasthan desert on Monday with their troops set to engage each other in a series of antiterrorist and urban warfare drills. "The US Army is being represented by troops from 25 Infantry Division while the Indian side...
  • India, China armies 'rout terrorists, free hostages' December 25, 2007

    Kunming (China): Indian and Chinese armies concluded their first-ever joint anti-terrorism military training with a three-hour military drill in this southwestern Chinese city Tuesday morning. The joint military training raised the combat ability of both armies to fight against terrorism and enhanced mutual understanding and trust between them, said Lieutenant General...
  • How far can India, China walk Hand-in-Hand? December 20, 2007

    New Delhi: It's being seen as the most visible Confidence Building Measure between India and China since the 1962 War. Beginning Friday, when some 200 soldiers from the two sides team up for a counter-terrorist drill at Kunming in the Yunan province of China, a lot of baggage could be...
  • India, China begin anti-terror war game December 20, 2007

    Beijing: China and India, who fought a brief border war in 1962, have started a week-long anti-terrorism military drill to improve trust and cooperation as the two rising powers seek to put aside decades of frosty relations. The exercise, called "Hand-in-Hand, 2007", is being held in China's southwestern province of...
  • India, China join hands to share arms technology December 20, 2007

    New Delhi: For the first time, India and China will conduct joint army exercises, the codename for which is Hand-in-Hand. Ninety-five troops from the Jammu and Kashmir light infantry flew into China from Guwahati on Wednesday to script a new beginning in military ties between the Asian giants. Troops from...
  • China-Pak begin joint military exercise December 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Pakistan and China began a ten-day long joint military exercise north of Rawalpindi. This is the first time they are doing it in Pakistan. Friendship 2006 is how the first ever exercise in Pakistan with Chinese troops is being promoted. Over 10 days 200 Chinese personnel and a...