The United States Special Operations Forces are currently conducting joint exercises with the Indian National Security Guard (NSG) here.
Forces from the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) stationed out of Okinawa, Japan are participating in the training, the US Consulate in Hyderabad said on Wednesday.
Sources told IANS that the exercise began on Tuesday and will continue till April 5. The joint exercise is being conducted at NSG Southern Regional Centre at Ibrahimpatnam on the city's outskirts.
This exercise will help build inter-operability and comradeship between the two forces and is designed to enhance the capabilities of both Indian and US armed forces, the statement said.
The training focuses on mutual defense operations, so both nations can more effectively employ forces and assist in the event of crises that may endanger public health and safety.