Harimau Shakti exercise to strengthen bond between Indo-Malaysian armies

Updated:7 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Alwar (Rajasthan), Apr 30 (ANI): Indian Army and Malaysian Army are set to hold a joint training exercise - Harimau Shakti - on April 30. The exercise, which will take place in dense forests of Sengai Perdik, Hulu Langat district of Malaysia from April 30 to May 13, is aimed at sharing the expertise of both the contingents in conducting counterinsurgency operations in jungle terrain. "We are proud that we are chosen for this prestigious exercise. We're sure we would learn the tactical part of the Malaysian army. This exercise will be a great step to develop a strong bond between the two armies," said the Indian Contingent Commander, Colonel Karthikeyan. The exercise will involve a cross-training phase followed by a field training phase of seven days wherein both the armies will jointly train, plan and execute a series of training activities. The focus will remain on tactical operations in jungle warfare, but overall, the exercise will focus to enhance the strategic partnership between India and Malaysia.

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