India, U.S. to Embark on Joint Military Exercise

Posted September 14, 2016 at 4:31am

Xinhua reports that “India and the United States will embark on a two-week joint military exercise in the hilly state of Uttarakhand Wednesday.”

“The 12th edition of joint military exercise ‘Oudh Abhyas’ (war exercise), focusing on anti-insurgency and anti-terrorist operations, will be held in the hills of Uttarakhand from September 14 to 27, according to an official statement Tuesday.”

“‘Oudh Abhyas’ 2016 will simulate a scenario where both nations are working together in a counter insurgency and counter terrorism environment in mountainous terrain under a United Nations charter, the statement said.”