Indian soldiers share ambush techniques with U.S. paratroopers

By Sgt. Michael J. MacLeodMay 11, 2013

Indian Army Capt. Praveen Kumar, a platoon leader with the 99th Mountain Brigade, explains to U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Kemp, a platoon sergeant with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, how he will lead soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles in an ambush during a training exercise May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
1 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army Capt. Praveen Kumar, a platoon leader with the 99th Mountain Brigade, explains to U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Kemp, a platoon sergeant with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, how he will lead soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles in an ambush during a training exercise May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, begin a demonstration of a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
2 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, begin a demonstration of a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, begin a demonstration of a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
3 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, begin a demonstration of a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, signals to fellow soldiers during an ambush demonstration to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
4 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, signals to fellow soldiers during an ambush demonstration to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, move into position while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
5 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, move into position while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, move into position while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
6 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, move into position while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, keep accountability of each other while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
7 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, keep accountability of each other while demonstrating a platoon-level ambush to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, signals to fellow soldiers to follow him during an ambush demonstration to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
8 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, signals to fellow soldiers to follow him during an ambush demonstration to paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, execute an ambush for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
9 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, execute an ambush for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, execute an ambush for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
10 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, execute an ambush for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, disarm roleplaying opponents during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
11 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, disarm roleplaying opponents during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, disarm opposing forces during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
12 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, disarm opposing forces during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, search opposing forces for weapons and intelligence during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
13 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, search opposing forces for weapons and intelligence during an ambush demonstration for paratroopers with the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL
Indian Army Capt. Praveen Kumar, a platoon leader with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, answers questions from paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team after Kumar's soldiers demonstrated an ambush during a training exercise May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)
14 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Indian Army Capt. Praveen Kumar, a platoon leader with the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, answers questions from paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team after Kumar's soldiers demonstrated an ambush during a training exercise May 7, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod) VIEW ORIGINAL