Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ commences in Jaipur

The 12-day long joint military exercise between India and the United States are known as ‘Vajra Prahar’ commenced in Jaipur on Monday.

A contingent of the United States Pacific Commander arrived at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges on November 18 for undertaking Joint training with the Indian Special Forces.

The US contingent comprises of one officer and 10 other ranks from the Special Forces Group, informed Rajasthan Defence PRO Lt Col Sombhit Ghosh.

The United States Special Forces will carry out rigorous joint training in semi-desert and rural terrain to enhance the interoperability of the two armed forces and further the military to military co-operation.

The contingents will train on different aspects including hostage rescue, building intervention, desert survival, medical aid, and combat firing.

Lastly, the Special Forces will undertake a three-day outdoor exercise to validate their practices.

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