Exercise MAITREE, the annual bilateral joint exercise
between Indian Army (IA) and Royal Thailand Army (RTA) commenced 16 September
2019 at the Foreign Training Node (FTN), Umroi, Meghalaya.
MAITREE-2019 demonstrating long standing
bilateral ties between India and Thailand since 2006
The aim of exercise is joint training of troops in
counter terrorism operations in both jungle terrain and urban scenario.
Exercise MAITREE-2019 has been the face of long standing bilateral ties between
India and Thailand since 2006.
14 days exercise; both to share their
experiences in counter terrorism
The 14 days exercise will be conducted under the
framework of United Nations mandate. Both contingents will share their valuable
experiences in the conduct of counter terrorism operations in form of lectures,
drills, demonstrations and skill-at-arms with an aim to refine tactics,
techniques and procedures.
The exercise will culminate with a 48 hours joint exercise which will showcase
the planning and execution of joint skills of soldiers while conducting any
counter terrorism operation.