Meghalaya: Indo-Thailand joint military exercise MAITREE-2019 begins

The aim of exercise is joint training of troops in counter terrorism operations in both jungle terrain and urban scenario. Exercise MAITREE – 2019   has been the face of long standing bilateral ties between India and Thailand since 2006. 


Shillong 

Exercise MAITREE, the annual bilateral joint military exercise between Indian Army and Royal Thailand Army ( Indo-Thailand ) commenced today at the Foreign Training Node (FTN), Umroi, Meghalaya.

The aim of exercise is joint training of troops in counter terrorism operations in both jungle terrain and urban scenario. Exercise MAITREE – 2019   has been the face of long standing bilateral ties between India and Thailand since 2006.

The 14 days exercise will be conducted under the framework of United Nations mandate. Both contingents will share their valuable experiences in the conduct of counter terrorism operations in from of lectures, drills, demonstrations and skill-at-arms with an aim to refine tactics, techniques and procedures.

The exercise will culminate with a 48 hours joint exercise which will showcase the planning and execution of joint skills of soldiers while conducting any counter terrorism operations.

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