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U.S. and Malaysia Enhance Military Cooperation through Exercise Keris Strike 2021
November 1, 2021


Malaysian Armed Forces and U.S. Army Pacific announced today their participation in Exercise Keris Strike 2021, to be held in and around Gurun, Kedah, Malaysia from 1-12 November.

Keris Strike is an annual, bilateral exercise sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and hosted by the Malaysian Armed Forces. This year marks the 25th iteration of the exercise which contributes to enhancing U.S. and Malaysian defense readiness and tactical interoperability while strengthening bilateral relationships.

Approximately 27 U.S. personnel will participate in this year’s exercise consisting of jungle operations and squad-level tactics.

For more information about Exercise Keris Strike, please visit the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KerisStrike. Media interested in covering this exercise should contact the exercise public affairs officer Major James Sheehan, 2IBCT, 25th ID, at sheehanPAO@gmail.com.