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Why is it in the news?

  • The exercise ‘SADA TANSEEQ’ marks the inaugural edition of a joint military exercise between India and Saudi Arabia.

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  • It is specifically designed to enhance the capabilities and preparedness of troops from both nations for joint operations in semi-desert terrain, as outlined under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter.

Troops from both nations will participate in a series of training activities, including:

  • Setting up Mobile Vehicle Check Posts: This involves establishing checkpoints to monitor and control the movement of vehicles in the designated area.
  • Conducting Cordon & Search Operations: Teams will practice surrounding and searching designated areas to locate and neutralize potential threats.
  • House Intervention Drills: Training in entering and clearing buildings or structures occupied by hostile forces.
  • Reflex Shooting: Practice sessions focusing on quick and accurate shooting in response to sudden threats or targets.
  • Slithering: Training in descending from a helicopter using ropes, often used for rapid insertion or extraction of troops in operational scenarios.
  • Sniper Firing: Sharpshooting training to engage targets accurately over long distances.

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