Curtain Raiser - HADR Exercise TIGER TRIUMPH to Commence at Visakhapatnam.
Nov. 13, 2019

The maiden India US joint Tri services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise named ‘TIGER TRIUMPH’ is scheduled on the Eastern seaboard from 13 to 21 Nov 19.

Indian Naval ships Jalashwa, Airavat and Sandhayak, Indian Army troops from 19 Madras and 7 Guards, and Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopters and Rapid Action Medical Team (RAMT) would be participating in the exercise.

The US would be represented by US Navy Ship Germantown with troops from US Third Marine Division.  The Exercise is aimed at developing interoperability for conducting HADR operations.

The Harbour Phase is scheduled at Visakhapatnam from 13 to 16 Nov 19. The Opening Ceremony along with a Joint Flag Parade and Media Interaction will be held onboard INS Jalashwa on 14 Nov 19. 

The Exercise would culminate with a closing Ceremony onboard US Naval Ship Germantown on 21 Nov 19.