About the Exercise
- “DUSTLIK II” is a joint military exercise between India – Uzbekistan.
- This is the Second Edition of annual bilateral joint exercise of both armies.
- The first edition of the exercise was held in Uzbekistan in Nov 2019.
- Both sides will be sharing their expertise and skills in the field of counter terrorist operations in mountainous/rural/urban scenarios under UN mandate.
- This joint exercise will provide impetus to the ever growing military and diplomatic ties between the two nations and also reflects the strong resolve of both nations to counter terrorism.
Why in the news?
- DUSTLIK-II Commenced recently in Foreign Training Node Chaubatia, Ranikhet (Uttarakhand).