A helicopter carrying Indian soldiers takes off during the US-India “Yudh Abhyas” joint military exercise held in Uttarakhand state on Tuesday. Photo: AP
A helicopter carrying Indian soldiers takes off during the US-India “Yudh Abhyas” joint military exercise held in Uttarakhand state on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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India, US hold military exercises near disputed China border

  • The drills took place in the northern state of Uttarakhand, about 100km from the Line of Actual Control that separates Chinese and Indian territories
  • India and the United States have ramped up their military relationship in recent years, driven by a convergence of interests to counter China

A helicopter carrying Indian soldiers takes off during the US-India “Yudh Abhyas” joint military exercise held in Uttarakhand state on Tuesday. Photo: AP
A helicopter carrying Indian soldiers takes off during the US-India “Yudh Abhyas” joint military exercise held in Uttarakhand state on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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