Beginning of the 3-day seminar on the BD-US joint military exercise

The armies of the United States and Bangladesh have jointly conducted “Exercise Tiger Lightning” since 2017

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January 23, 2022, 7:45 PM

Last modification: January 23, 2022, 8:08 PM

Representatives of the Bangladeshi Army and the United States Army pose for a photo opportunity at the premises of the Bangladesh Institute for Peace Support Operations Training (BIPSOT) in Rajendrapur on January 23, ahead of the 3 days on the joint exercise “Tiger Lightning-3.” Photo: ISPR

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Representatives of the Bangladeshi Army and the United States Army pose for a photo opportunity at the premises of the Bangladesh Institute for Peace Support Operations Training (BIPSOT) in Rajendrapur on January 23, ahead of the 3 days on the joint exercise “Tiger Lightning-3.” Photo: ISPR

A 3-day seminar ahead of the joint military exercise “Tiger Lightning-3”, of the Bangladesh Army and the United States Army, has started at the Bangladesh Peace Support Operations Training Institute (BIPSOT) in Rajendrapur.

Representatives of the two armed forces will develop a final plan for the joint exercise during the seminar which is due to end on January 25, 2022, an Interservice Public Relations (ISPR) press release read on Sunday.

The seminar was attended by 11 delegates from the US Army Pacific Command and senior military officials from the Bangladesh Army and BIPSOT.

The United States and the Bangladesh Army have jointly conducted the “Tiger Lightning” exercise since 2017. Tiger Lightning-1 and 2 were in 2017 and 2021 at United States Joint Base Lewis McCord, Washington.

Exercise “Tiger Lightning-3” will be held from 19 to 31 March 2022 at Rajendrapur Cantonment. This joint exercise is expected to further strengthen the cordial bilateral relations between the two countries.

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