The annual joint military exercise Super Garuda Shield 2022,
the cornerstone of the military partnership between the United States and Indonesia, officially kicked off on Wednesday .
Under the banners of 14 nations, the 16th annual Garuda Shield exercise this year showcases multinational partnership and joint interoperability,
the US Embassy in Jakarta noted in a statement on Thursday.
this year’s Super Garuda Shield is now one of the biggest joint, multinational exercises in the Indo-Pacific region.
The strong and diverse Super Garuda Shield 2022 features a number of "firsts,"
Over four thousand combined forces personnel, including first-time participants Australia,
Singapore, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, are participating in support of the exercise.
Other participating nations include Canada, France, India, Malaysia, New Zealand,
the Republic of Korea, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the United Kingdom.
Command post exercises where participating troops will practice their ability to plan, command,
and communicate with each other in a simulated operational environment are also planned.
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