Yudh Abhyas 2012 (YA12) is the U.S. Army's most important annual Theater Security Cooperation event with the Indian Army. This event has grown from squad exchanges to a battalion live fire event with Strykers. YA12 is a bilateral training exercise supporting peacekeeping operations sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and the Indian Army (IA). YA 12 was the first use of the Indian Army field firing area at Majahan, India, in the Rajasthan desert. Training also took place in Bathinda, India.
YA12 took place March 5 - 19, 2012, marking the eighth time this USARPAC sponsored theater security cooperation exercise has been held with the Indian Army. This exercise provides a valuable opportunity for USARPAC to train with our Indian army counterparts to improve joint operation skills of our forces while building personal relationships.
Exercise Yudh Abhyas bridges U.S., Indian army engineers JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- For the first time in eight years engineer brigades participated in the annual Yudh Abhyas bilateral exercise.
The U.S Army's 2d Engineer Brigade from Joint ...More