New Delhi (NVI): Indian Army’s specialised military training institute has commenced training Turkmenistan Special Forces to enhance their combat skills, the Ministry of Defence said.
The troops of Turkmenistan Special Forces are being trained for ‘Combat Free Fall’ as a precursor to a series of customised courses.
“Based on a request from the Turkmenistan Special Forces, the Special Forces Training School (SFTS) of the Indian Army, has commenced training of their paratroopers,” the Defence Ministry said in a statement.
The Turkmenistan Special Forces troopers learns ‘Combat Free Fall’ as a precursor to a series of other customised professional courses which will assist in capability enhancement of Turkmenistan Special Forces, it added.
According to the ministry, the Indian Special Forces (SF) have over a period earned immense respect and reputation of being one of the finest Special Forces in the world due to its professionalism, operational expertise, and sacrifice.
On the other hand, special forces of friendly nations including the USA, Australia, countries of Central Asian Region & the Middle East. They all have increasingly shown their desire to train with the battle-hardened Indian SF troops, the statement said
In response, the Indian Army’s Special Forces have increased their engagement with their counterparts from friendly nations.
Notably, the Special Forces Training School (SFTS) of the Indian Army is located in Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, which is a unique institution providing training to the Indian Army’s Special Forces.