Garuda Shield


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    • The United States, Indonesia and other countries are conducting joint combat exercises on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.


    • Garuda Shield has been an annual military training since 2009.
    • Participation of several other countries, including Australia and Japan, makes the 2022 edition the largest ever.
    • The exercises encompass army, navy, air force and marine drills.
    • It is designed to strengthen capability, interoperability, trust and cooperation in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific.

    Source: TH