19th Edition Of YUDH ABHYAS Began In Alaska

Current Affairs, Defence

  • The 19th edition of YUDH ABHYAS was kickstarted in Alaska, USA, on 25 September.
  • According to the Defence Ministry, it is an annual exercise performed jointly by the Indian Army and the United States Army.
  • The lead battalion on the Indian side is part of the MARATHA Light Infantry Regiment.
  • According to the Ministry, both parties will perform a series of tactical manoeuvres to improve cooperation in UN peacekeeping missions.
  • The exercise will also involve the exchange of views and best practices in drills on a wide spectrum of combat skills, including combat engineering, obstruction clearance, mine and Improvised Explosive Devices warfare.

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