Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’ to be held in Uttarakhand

As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise “Yudh Abhyas 2018” will be conducted in the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. This will be the 14th edition of the joint military exercise hosted alternately by both the countries. The two-week exercise will witness participation of about 350 personnel of the US Army and similar strength of Garud Division of the Indian Army. The exercise will simulate a scenario where both nations work together in counter insurgency and counter terrorism environment in a mountainous terrain under the UN charter.