The purpose of Khaan Quest is to gain United Nations training recognition and certification of participants through conducting realistic peace support operations, train Mongolian and U.S. armed forces, as well as participants from other nations, increase multilateral interoperability and improve military relationships among the participating nations.
Khaan Quest is a regularly scheduled, multinational peacekeeping exercise sponsored by U.S. Armed Forces and hosted annually by Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF). It has been conducted since 2003 and takes place in and around Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital city, as well as MAF's Five Hills Training Area.
Khaan Quest is a multinational peacekeeping operations (PKO) exercise consisting of activities conducted in Mongolia. It consists of four main events: Command Post Exercise (CPX), Field Training Exercise (FTX), Engineering Civic Action Program (ENCAP) projects and Cooperative Health Engagement (CHE) events. The U.S. military and members of the Mongolian Armed Forces have a long-standing relationship and routinely participate in joint exercises.