India, China Joint Exercise Concludes


New Delhi, Oct 24: India-China Combined Military Training Exercise ‘Hand in Hand- 2015’ concluded with a Joint Field Exercise followed by an impressive closing ceremony on Friday.

Participating troops from both sides had trained together and learned from each other in mixed groups on Basic Individual Skills (combat boxing, basic mountaineering and shooting), Comprehensive Combat
Skills such as obstacle crossing, combat shooting, demolition, high intensity physical training and unit/ sub unit tactics, especially in a counter terrorism scenario, were conducted during the joint exercise.

A joint field exercise depicting counter terrorist operations on India China border areas was held from 21 to 22 Oct to validate the exercise objectives. A series of challenging tactical situations were presented to validate the reactions of the sub-units and a very high level of professionalism and coordination was seen among troops of both the armies.

The exercise was supervised by the observer delegations of both countries on Friday.

The event ‘Hand in Hand- 2015’ had commenced on October 12 at Kunming Military Academy, Yunnan, China.


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