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Exercise Desert Cyclone

Exercise Desert Cyclone:

The Joint Military Exercise ‘Desert Cyclone 2024’ between India and UAE will be held from January 2 to January 15 in Rajasthan.

  • Exercise Desert Cyclone is the inaugural edition of joint military exercise “Desert Cyclone 2024” between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • The exercise aims to enhance interoperability by learning & sharing best practices in Urban Operations.
  • This exercise is marking a significant milestone in the strategic partnership.
  • The first-ever India-UAE Joint Air Forces exercise took place in September 2008 at the Al-Dhafra base in Abu Dhabi.
  • India has also been a regular participant at the biennial International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi.
  • Earlier this year, two ships of the Indian Navy, INS Visakhapatnam, and INS Trikand participated in bilateral exercise ‘Zayed Talwar’ with the UAE to enhance interoperability and synergy between the two navies.