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AUSTRA HIND 22: Bilateral training exercise between armies of India-Australia to kick-start tomorrow

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New Delhi, Nov 27: The Inaugural Edition of the Joint Military Exercise between Indian Army and Australian Army 'AUSTRAHIND-2022' will be conducted in Rajasthan from 27 November and 11 December with a focus on 'Peace Keeping Operations' under the UN mandate.

The bilateral training exercise "AUSTRA HIND 22" between contingents of the Indian Army and the Australian Army is scheduled to take place at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges (Rajasthan). This is the first exercise in the series of "AUSTRA HIND" with participation of all arms and services contingent from both armies.

AUSTRA HIND 22: Bilateral training exercise between armies of India-Australia to kick-start tomorrow

"The Australian Army contingent comprising soldiers from the 13th Brigade of the 2nd Division has arrived at the exercise location. The Indian Army is represented by troops from the DOGRA Regiment. Exercise "AUSTRA HIND" will be a yearly event that will be conducted alternatively in India and Australia," a statement from the Defence Ministry said.

It further said that the aim of the exercise is to build positive military relations, imbibe each other's best practices and promote the ability to operate together while undertaking multi-domain operations in Semi deserts terrain under a UN peace enforcement mandate. This joint exercise will enable the two armies to share best practices in tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting tactical operations at Company and Platoon level for neutralising hostile threats.

AUSTRA HIND 22: Bilateral training exercise between armies of India-Australia to kick-start tomorrow

Training on new generation equipment and specialist weapons including snipers, surveillance and communication equipment to achieve a high degree of situational awareness apart from casualty management, casualty evacuation and planning logistics at Battalion/Company level are also planned.

During the exercise, participants will engage in a variety of tasks ranging from joint planning, joint tactical drills, sharing basics of special arms skills and raiding a hostile target. The joint exercise, besides promoting understanding and interoperability between the two armies, will further help in strengthening ties between India and Australia, the ministry concluded.

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