India – UAE Joint Military Exercise

  • 1st edition of the India – UAE Joint Military Exercise.
  • Known as ‘DESERT CYCLONE’.
  • To be conducted in Mahajan, Rajasthan from 2nd to 15th January 2024.
  • Indian Army contingent comprising 45 personnel is represented by Battalion from the Mechanized Infantry Regiment.
  • UAE Land Forces contingent comprising 45 personnel is represented by troops from the Zayed First Brigade.

Aim:

  • To enhance interoperability in Sub-conventional Operations, including Fighting in Built-Up Area (FIBUA) in desert/semi-desert terrain.
  • Under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter on Peacekeeping Operations.

Exercise:

  • Establishment of a Joint Surveillance Centre.
  • Cordon and Search Operation.
  • Domination of Built-Up Area and Heliborne Operations.
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