Indo-China joint military training from today
India-China Joint Military Training exercise, ‘Hand in Hand 2016’ will be held here from on Tuesday to November 27. The exercise is in continuation of the series of joint exercises between India and China, a Defence release issued here said on Monday. “This will be the sixth joint training exercise by the Indian Army with People’s Liberation Army of China. It is held annually, alternately, in India and China,” it said.
The last exercise was held in October 2015 in Kunming Military Academy, Yunnan Province in China, it said. As per the release, the aim of joint training is to share expertise in drills and practices while tackling insurgency and terrorism, thereby promoting healthy military to military relations between the two armies and developing joint strategies for conducting operations in a counter terrorism environment.