Ajeya Warrior: Indo-UK Joint Military Exercise From Next Month


New Delhi: To build and promote bilateral Army to Army relations, The third Indo-UK joint Army training exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ will be conducted in Rajasthan next month, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. It will be conducted between the Indian and United Kingdom Army from 01 to 14th December 1-14, 2017 at Mahajan field firing ranges in Rajasthan.

This will be the third joint military exercise between the two countries which have a history of extensive cooperation in the defence arena. The first exercise was conducted in 2013 at Belgaum, where as for the second exercise in 2015, Indian Army contingent had visited the United Kingdom. Approximately 120 army personnel from both the countries will participate in the Exercise.

The aim of the Exercise is to build and promote bilateral Army to Army relations and enhance interoperability while exchanging skills and experience between the Royal British army and Indian Army. The 20th Rajputana Rifles has extensive experience in counter terrorist operations including deployment in Operation Pawan and in Jammu and Kashmir.