Special forces of India and the US carried out a joint military exercise at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh this month to further enhance interoperability between the two sides, the defence ministry said on Tuesday.
The 11th edition of Indo-US Joint Special Forces Exercise VAJRA PRAHAR 2021 was conducted at Special Forces Training School located at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh in March 2021.
The joint exercise by the Special Forces of both the countries is conducted alternatively between India and the United States to share the best practices and experiences in areas such as joint mission planning and operational tactics as also to improve interoperability between the Special Forces of both nations.
Bilateral military exercises and defence exchanges are an important facet of deepening bilateral defence cooperation between friendly countries.
During such events, the armies of participating nations jointly train, plan and execute a series of operations for neutralization of threats of varied nature with a common aim of countering threats of international terrorism through mutual training and jointness.