Exercise Hand-in-Hand-2019: India-China Joint Training
The 8th India-China joint training exercise Hand-In-Hand 2019 is being conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from 7 to 20 December 2019. The exercise is being conducted under the theme of counter terrorism under United Nations mandate.
To practice joint planning and conduct of counter terrorist operations in semi urban terrain.
The exercise is also focused upon training on various lectures & drills associated with special heliborne operations, counter terrorist handling & firing with each other’s weapons as well as case studies of many operations which are carried out in counter terrorist environment.
The Chinese contingent from Tibet Military command comprising of 130 personal and Indian Contingent of similar strength will be participating in 14-day long training exercise. Exercise will be held at company level with respective Battalion Headquarters controlling training.
Two tactical exercises scheduled during training are on:
(1) counter terrorism scenario;
(2) Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations.