|Indo-Japan armies conduct joint exercise|
SILCHAR, Nov 8 - The 14-day joint military exercise Dharma Guardian 2018 between Indian Army and its Japanese counterpart got underway at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School, Vairengte in Mizoram recently.
A release issued from the Public Relations cell of the Indian Army informed that while the Indian Army is being represented by 6/1 Gorkha Rifles, Japanese contingent is being represented by 32nd Infantry Battalion. Around one platoon strength each of the battalions is participating in this exercise.
“This is a new initiative between Armies of the two nations here and the drills will include indoor classes and outdoor training activities. The objective of this exercise is to build and promote army to army relation in addition to exchanging skills and experiences between the two armies. Due emphasis would be laid on enhancing tactical skills to fight against global terrorism, the release said.