Indian – Kyrgyzstan Military Exercise Begins

  • The 11th India-Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise called KHANJAR has started.
  • At the Special Forces Training School in Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
  • To be conducted from 22nd January to 3rd February 2024.
  • It is an annual event conducted alternatively in both countries.
  • The Indian Army contingent comprises 20 personnel represented by the Parachute Regiment (Special Forces).
  • The Kyrgyzstan contingent comprises 20 personnel by Scorpion Brigade.
  • Aim is to exchange experiences and best practices in Counter Terrorism and Special Forces Operations in Built-up Areas and Mountainous Terrain under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter.
  • It will emphasise developing Special Forces skills and advanced techniques of insertion and extraction.
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