New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced in a Press communication today that Exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020, a joint military training exercise between India & the United Kingdom, has culminated at West Down Camp, Salisbury Plains Training Area, UK. The closing ceremony was attended by Brigadier Tom Bewick, Commander of UK 7th Infantry Brigade, and Brigadier Gavin, Defence Attache of UK in India.
The 5th edition of the exercise included joint training in urban and semi urban areas. As part of the exercise, lectures, demonstrations, and drills related to counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations were rehearsed and executed jointly.
The MoD stated that the highlight of the exercise was the bonhomie and camaraderie displayed by the troops, thereby ensuring integration and achievement of interoperability at all levels. The joint training was a success. Besides promoting understanding and interoperability between the two armies, it further helped in cementing ties between both nations, the Ministry said.
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