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JOINT TRAINING EXERCISE SHAKTI : CONTINGENTS TRAIN HARD

Bikaner, India and France Exercise SHAKTI- 2016, a 08 day joint exercise between the contingents of 56 Army personnel each continues to move forward with gusto. The exercise being conducted at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, in Rajasthan from 08January would conclude on 16 January 2016.

            With the aim of achieving inter-operability, the personnel of both the Armies were put into exercise for the past one week. Both the troop contingents were put on combat conditioning and tactical training which included firing drills and ‘battle hardening’ work sessions. The Indian contingent took the opportunity to get acquainted with the operational procedures and drills and vice versa. The exercise would culminate in a validation exercise.