News:India and the United States are set to hold their first tri-services exercise code-named Tiger Triumph at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November,2019.
About the exercise:
- The tri service drill is being organised under the aegis of the headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff.
- The exercise will see the participation of a special forces reconnaissance team of the US.
- The focus of the drill will be on amphibious humanitarian disaster and relief (HADR) operations.
- This is the first time US and India will be holding the tri-service military exercise.India had earlier conducted such tri-service exercise with Russia.