DEFENCE, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A joint military training exercise between India and Bangladesh commenced at Jessore military station in Bangladesh. The exercise 'Ex SAMPRITI-X' will continue till June 16 as part of bilateral defence cooperation.
The military training exercise is aimed at strengthening the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between both armies. The Indian contingent is being represented by a battalion of the Dogra regiment.
During the joint military exercise, the armies of both nations will share expertise in multiple simulated scenarios of counter-terrorism, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and UN peacekeeping force under the UN mandate. The exercise will end with a final validation exercise in which troops of both armies will jointly practice a Counter-Terrorism Operation in a simulated environment.