- The 12th edition of India- Singapore joint military exercise called Bold Kurukshetra 2019 has began at Babina Cantonment,Jhansi,Uttar Pradesh.
- The three-day exercise is aimed at a) bolstering cooperation against terrorism (b)developing defence technology and (c)improving maritime security.
- The exercise seeks to attain a high level of interoperability between the armies of both nations through mutual understanding and familiarisation with each other’s operational procedures and equipment.
- In 2017,India and Singapore had entered into an official agreement to strengthen defence ties between their respective armed forces.As per the agreement,personnel from the Singapore Armed Forces will receive training and undertake firing exercises along with the Indian Armed Forces.
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