- Recently, India and the UK started Konkan Shakti 2021, the first-ever tri-services joint exercise. It started off the west coast of India.
- Earlier, the Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) of the Indian Army was awarded a Gold medal in the Cambrian Patrol Exercise, which was held in Wales (the UK).
- To derive mutual benefits from each other’s experiences and also showcase the continuing cooperation between the two countries.
- It is also aimed at training troops in the conduct of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Operations by coalition forces in an opposed environment.
SOURCE: THE HINDU,THE ECONOMIC TIMES ,MINT