Exercise Tiger Triumph – 24

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Source-This post on Exercise Tiger Triumph – 24 is based on the article “EX TIGER TRIUMPH – 24” published in “PIB” on 18th March 2024.

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India and the United States will conduct a bilateral tri-Service Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise called Tiger Triumph – 24. It will take place on the Eastern Seaboard from March 18 to March 31, 2024.

Exercise Tiger Triumph

About– It is the first tri-service military exercise between India and USA. India has previously conducted tri-service exercises only with Russia.

First edition– 2019

About Exercise Tiger Triumph-24

1. Aim– The exercise aims to improve cooperation between the forces of both countries in conducting HADR operations and to refine Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for smoother coordination.

2. Phases of the exercise– The exercise will be conducted in two phases– Harbour Phase and Sea phase
a. Harbour Phase– It will be carried out at Visakhapatnam. Personnel from both navies will engage in Training Visits, Subject Matter Expert Exchanges, Sports Events, and Social interactions during this time.
b. Sea Phase– It will be carried out at Kakinada district of Andhra Pradesh. After the Harbour Phase, the ships, carrying troops, will sail for the Sea Phase and conduct Maritime, Amphibious, and HADR operations based on given scenarios.

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