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Exercise Yudh Abhyas

26th September, 2023 Security

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  • The 19th edition of “EXERCISE YUDH ABHYAS” will be conducted from 25th September to 8th October 2023 in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, USA.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas

  • Yudh Abhyas is an annual training practice between United States Army and Indian Army.


  • Yudh Abhyas is a bilateral practice session on warfare-related activities between Army of India and the United States.
  • The Eighteenth Edition of Yudh Abhyas was conducted in the year 2022 in Uttarakhand, India. In year 2021, the joint training was conducted in Alaska, United States.

Training Exercises

  • Yudh Abhyas training includes various types of technical and operational activities exchanged between armies of India and United States.



  • Indian Army contingent comprising of 350 personnel will participate in this edition of the Exercise.
  • The lead battalion from the Indian side is affiliated with the MARATHA Light Infantry Regiment.
  • 1-24 Infantry Battalion of 1st Brigade Combat Team will participate from the US side.


  • Both sides will practice a series of tactical drills to enhance interoperability in conducting UN peacekeeping operations. Personnel from both sides will also hold detailed discussions to share their experiences and best practices.


  • The theme of the Exercise is ‘Employment of an Integrated Battle Group in Mountain/ Extreme Climatic Conditions’ under Chapter VII of the United Nations mandate.


  • The Exercise will also involve the exchange of views and best practices in drills on a wide spectrum of combat skills including combat engineering, obstruction clearance, mine, and Improvised Explosive Devices warfare.
  • “EX YUDH ABHYAS-23” will facilitate both Armies to mutually learn from each other and further strengthen the bonds between the two armies.

    Q.Match the following:

    1.Exercise Yudh Abhyas  

    a.Indian and US Army

    2.Desert Eagle  b.India and China
    3.Nomadic Elephant   c.Indian and Mongolia
    4.Exercise Hand in Hand d.India and UAE

    Choose the correct code:

    1. 1-a, 2-d, 3-c, 4-b
    2. 1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b
    3. 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b
    4. 1-c, 2-a, 3-b, 4-d

    Answer: A) 1-a, 2-d, 3-c, 4-b