A joint military exercise between Indian and Malaysian troops was conducted on Monday, aimed at enhancing inter-operability in planning and execution of various operations in jungle terrain. India-Malaysia joint military exercise, ‘Harimau Shakti-2022’, began at Pulai, Kluang, Malaysia and will conclude on December 12. Exercise Harimau Shakti is expected to raise the level of defense cooperation between the Indian Army and the Malaysian Army. Which in turn will boost bilateral relations between the two countries.
Defense Ministry sources said that the exercise is an annual training event between the Indian Army and the Malaysian Army which is being conducted since 2012. “Battle-experienced troops from the Indian Army’s Garhwal Rifles Regiment and the Malaysian Army’s Royal Malay Regiment are participating in the exercise this year to share experiences gained during operations to enhance interoperability in planning and execution of various operations.” forest area,” the ministry said in a statement.
The scope of the exercise includes a command planning exercise at battalion level and a company-level field training exercise on sub-conventional operations in jungle terrain. The joint exercise program includes establishment of a joint command post, joint surveillance centre, sharing of expertise in employment of air assets, technical demonstrations, casualty management and casualty evacuation apart from planning logistics at the battalion level.
The joint field training exercise, joint battle discussions and joint demonstrations will conclude with a two-day validation exercise, where special emphasis will be laid on enhancing tactical skills and enhancing inter-operability between the forces to promote Army-to-Army relations. where did it go.
(With PTI inputs)
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