Garuda Shield 2022 Exercise Reached the Pre-Amphibian Invasion Stage

Garuda Shield 2022 Exercise Reached the Pre-Amphibian Invasion Stage
Garuda Shield 2022 Exercise Reached the Pre-Amphibian Invasion Stage

International Military - The Garuda Shield 2022 exercise has reached the pre-amphibious assault stage. The United States (US) military and other countries also conducted this session. Where Pre Amphibious Assault means a special landing.

A number of exercises were held in the waters of the Riau Archipelago, including joint sea operations with 3 countries, consisting of Indonesia, America and Singapore. Special landing operations launched from USS Green Bay.

Meanwhile, the shift in personnel and materials from the US Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon or the American Taifib platoon with the Marine Taifib Yon uses the Landing Craft Air Cusion USS Green Bay. Where this is followed by infiltration using inflatable boats and lowering troops to carry out sprint swimming (Scout Swimmer).

The air elements also carry out various exercises to support the Super Garuda Shield latgabma. 2 Helly types HS 1310 and HS 1311 that were on board at KRI Makasar - 590 carried out Photoex and various other training series.

Quoted from, Garuda Shield is an annual joint and joint exercise between the Indonesian National Army (TNI) and the US Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM). This exercise is designed to strengthen interoperability, capability, trust and cooperation built over decades.

This year, the Garuda Shield 2022 exercise will be much larger in scope and scale than the previous exercise. There will be many countries participating or observing for the first time.

In addition to the actively participating countries, Canada, France, India, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and the United Kingdom are expected to join as observer countries.

The Garuda Shield 2022 exercise involves approximately 2,000 US troops and many troops from other countries. There will also be additional participants from partner countries who will enhance joint interoperability capabilities through training and cultural exchange.

The exercise will strengthen the US-Indonesia strategic partnership and advance regional cooperation in supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific. The Garuda Shield 2022 exercise will feature professional and cultural exchanges that strengthen US-Other countries partnerships.

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