India-US military cooperation: Indian Army Vice Chief Saini checks in at US' Lightning Academy

To take India-US military cooperation a step further, Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen SK Saini paid a visit to the US Army 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy on October 20.

Here is what happened during their meeting:

Jungle training

Lt Gen S K Saini visited US Army 25th Infantry Division Lightning Academy, where both undertook a jungle training session.


Lt Gen Saini interacts with troops

India’s Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen SK Saini also interacted with the troops during the visit.


Chinook helicopter sling load carriage

A chinook helicopter sling load carriage could also be seen.


Lt Gen Saini meets Maj Gen Ronald P Clark

India’s Lt Gen Saini met Major Gen Ranold P Clark of the USINDOPACOM to further talk about India-US partnership in the region.


Three-day visit

Lt Gen Saini is visiting the US command as part of a three-day visit in a bid to expand military cooperation  between both the countries.


More talks underway

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh are slated to hold a 2+2 ministerial dialogue with their US counterparts Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper very soon.


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