The 16th edition of ‘Yudh Abhyas’, India-US joint military exercise is currently taking place at Mahajan Firing Range, Rajasthan, and will be concluded on Feb 21st. Visuals from the exercise reveal that Indian Army & US Army combat medics are conducting joint medical training which includes Vital life-saving procedures such as medical evacuation and treatment at the point of injury.
Combat Medics are responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at a point of wounding in a combat or training environment, as well as primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.
Additionally, medics are also responsible for the creation, oversight, and execution of long-term patient care plans in consultation with- or in the absence of a readily available physician or advanced practice provider
'Yudh Abhyas' between the Indian Army & US Army near the India-Pakistan border aims at enhancing the interoperability and cooperation between the two armies. It will also be focusing on counter-terrorism operations under the United Nations mandate.