SADA TANSEEQ (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     30th January 2024        
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Context: The inaugural edition of the joint military exercise 'SADA TANSEEQ' between India and Saudi Arabia has officially started at Mahajan, Rajasthan.


Exercise ‘SADA TANSEEQ

  • About: It serves as a platform to strengthen the bond between the contingents and aims to achieve shared security objectives.
  • Duration: The exercise is scheduled to take place from January 29th to February 10th, 2024, allowing for an extensive period of collaborative training.
  • Participation and Representation

oThe Saudi Arabian contingent, consisting of 45 personnel, is being represented by the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

oOn the Indian side, a Battalion from the Brigade of the Guards (Mechanised Infantry) is representing the contingent with an equal number of 45 personnel.

  • Objectives: To train troops from both nations for Joint Operations in Semi-Desert terrain, aligning with Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter.
  • Sharing Best Practices: The exercise provides an opportunity for both sides to share their best practices in tactics, techniques, and procedures for conducting operations in the sub-conventional domain.
  • Specific Training Activities: The exercise will involve various activities, including the establishment of a Mobile Vehicle Check Post, Cordon & Search Operation, House Intervention Drill, Reflex Shooting, Slithering, and Sniper Firing.
  • Fostering Bilateral Relations: Ultimately, 'SADA TANSEEQ' serves as a platform to foster and strengthen bilateral relations between the two friendly nations, providing a valuable avenue for collaboration and understanding.
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