Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Scroll Kasum Joint Military Training-Military China

(Photo: Reuters)

June 10, 2011, Jakarta (ANTARA News): Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General TNI Suryo Prabowo directly reviewing the implementation of joint military exercises with the Armed Forces of China or the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Bandung, West Java, on Friday.

He said the new joint exercises are held not only the first time aims to improve the skills, abilities and professionalism of soldiers, but also to establish mutual understanding and agreement the two militaries.

"This exercise is not merely to enhance the skills and abilities, but how exercise between Army Special Forces and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China to produce understanding, equality and mutual benefit for both sides," said Suryo.

Joint exercises bersandikan "Sharp Knife" starts at 5 to June 18, 2011 at Pusdikpassus Batujajar.

Activity was a vehicle to deepen relations between the two countries, especially in the military field between Kopassus with Chinese PLA.

In general, the exercise aims to enhance capabilities and skills of members of Kopassus and the PLA of China in the field of special operations tactics and techniques individually or in groups.

Not only that, the exercise also aims to enhance relations of cooperation between Kopassus and the Chinese PLA.

While the goal of which is capable of performing the exercise techniques and tactics of the release of hostages, home invasion tires, the practice of jumping and socializing with China through sports and cultural exchanges.

The materials include exercises with the right shot, reaction, invasion of space, the release of hostages in the building, plunging static, sports and cultural exchanges.

Accompanied by Col. Inf Danpusdikpassus Santos Gunawan Matondang and Head of Team Coordination Training Chinese PLA Senior Colonel Xu Huan Lin, Kasum TNI visit preceded the exercise area to receive an explanation from the Commander Lt. Col. Inf Enoh Solehudin Exercise.

On the occasion, Kasum TNI and his entourage also check the used exercise equipment.