This is the Ninth Indo-Nepal Combined exercise and during the next 14 days of combined training
- The 14 day Indo-Nepal Combined Military Exercise Surya Kiran IX at general area, Pithoragarh
- The Combined Battalion Level Exercise is being conducted under the aegis of Panchshul Brigade of Central Command.
- Its emphasis would be laid on upgradation of tactical and practical skills by sharing each other’s experiences
- Also on enhancing interoperability in Jungle Warfare and Counter Terrorism operations in mountain terrain
- Focus will also be laid on Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Operations which also includes medical and aviation aspects