As part of the ninth joint military exercise “Garuda Shakti,” Indian and Indonesian special forces performed coordinated tactical maneuvers with the goal of improving interoperability during close-quarter warfare and room intervention.
According to a news release from the Ministry of Defense, a group of Indian Special Forces soldiers are currently taking part in the bilateral joint training exercise Garuda Shakti with Indonesian Special Forces at the Sangga Buana training facility in Karawang, Indonesia. The “Garuda Shakti” exercise aims to improve mutual understanding, teamwork, and interoperability between the Indonesian and Indian special forces. The two countries combined exercise includes sharing information on military equipment, innovations, tactics, techniques, procedures, and orientation to develop special forces skills. The joint military exercise will help the armies of the two countries get to know one another better, share experiences, and engage in combat drills on counterterrorism, regional security operations, and peacekeeping in a global setting.