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Israel military drill: Indian commandos in Israel for major military drill | The Economic Times
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Israel military drill: Indian commandos in Israel for major military drill | The Economic Times

India is looking to boost its special forces capabilities, including cross-border counter-terrorist operations, by participating for the first time in a major military drill with the air forces of Israel and eight other nations.

The 45-member Indian contingent, including 16 Garud commandos, led by Group Captain Maluk Singh, is also closely working with Israel’s select special forces during the Blue Flag aerial training exercise with focus on learning what makes them excel at special operations.

“We would look to learn and share with them the procedures followed in mutual interoperability, counter-terrorist operations, method of inducting and training people and try and compare to see if a course correction is required at our end,” an Indian officer leading the Garud commandos told .

Source: Israel military drill: Indian commandos in Israel for major military drill | The Economic Times