India-UK Joint Military Exercise – Ajeya Warrior

Current Affairs

  • The seventh edition of ‘Ajeya Warrior 2023’, a joint military exercise between India and the United Kingdom, began at the UK’s Salisbury Plains. The biennial training event will be held till May 11.
  • The exercises are conducted alternatively in the UK and India and the last edition was held at Chaubatia, Uttarakhand in October 2021.

Aim of the Exercise:-

  1. Train the soldiers of each army in counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations.
  2. To strengthen strategic ties between India and the UK.
  3. To gain operational experience from the joint military training.
  • During the exercise, the participants from the two armies will engage in a variety of missions testing their operational acumen in various simulated situations and refining tactical drills which would help in developing interoperability between the two armies.

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