Vajra Prahar 2023:
A collaborative military exercise between the special forces of India and the United States, named ‘Vajra Prahar 2023,’ has commenced at Meghalaya’s Umroi Cantonment.
- This marks the 14th edition of the joint exercise, emphasizing the exchange of best practices and experiences in areas such as joint mission planning and operational tactics, according to a statement from a Defence spokesperson.
- The U.S. contingent participating in ‘Vajra Prahar 2023’ consists of personnel from the 1st Special Forces Group.
- Meanwhile, the Indian Army contingent is led by Special Forces personnel from the Eastern Command.
- Initiated in 2010, ‘Vajra Prahar’ has evolved into a recurring event, with the 13th edition conducted at the Special Forces Training School in Himachal Pradesh’s Bakloh.