India-Mongolia Joint Exercise ‘Nomadic Elephant’

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Twelfth iteration of Indo – Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant was held at Vairengte in April 2017.

Mongolian Army was represented by nine officers and 36 soldiers of the elite 084 Special Forces Task Battalion while Indian Army was represented by a contingent comprising of three officers, four JCOs and 39 soldiers of the Jammu & Kashmir Rifles.

Nomadic Elephant was aimed at training the troops in Counter Insurgency & Counter Terrorism Operations under the United Nations mandate.

The joint training also laid emphasis on conducting operations by a joint subunit, comprising of troops from both the armies, in adverse operational conditions aimed at enhancing the interoperability between the two armies.

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