India conducts tri-service exercise ‘Bull Strike’ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) conducted a three-day joint services exercise called 'Bull Strike' at the remotely located Teressa Island.

A special tri-Service combat exercise called “Bull Strike”, with Special Forces and amphibious operations was conducted by the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) over the last three days.


The drill began on Tuesday and ended on Thursday and saw participation from three services components of the ANC, elements of Indian Army's Parachute Brigade, MARCOS (Marine Commando Force) and Special Forces. The high-voltage tri-Service exercise, with assets and manpower from the Army, Navy and IAF as well as Para-SF and marine commandos, was conducted at the remotely-located Teressa Island in the Nicobar group of islands from November 3 to 5.

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Indian army tweeted , "A tri-service Joint exercise ‘BULL STRIKE’, integrating Andaman & Nicobar Command ANC, Parachute Brigade including Special Forces of IndianArmy & MARCOS conducted from 03 to 05 November at Teressa Island. Amphibious landings, ground based manoeuvres & joint procedures were rehearsed as part of the joint exercise. Primacy given to enhancing interoperability & synergy."