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Exercise Indra 2021: Current Affairs
Exercise Indra 2021
Context: Indo-Russia joint Military Exercise INDRA-2021 to be held at Volgograd.
About the news:
- The exercise will entail the conduct of counter-terror operations under the United Nations mandate by a joint force against international terror groups.
- Exercise INDRA-2021 will strengthen confidence and interoperability between the Indian and Russian Armies and enable sharing of best practices between the contingents of both countries.
About Indra Excersize:
- It is a biennial bilateral exercise between Indian and Russian counterparts.
- It was started in 2003 to enhance understanding and procedures for multi-faceted maritime and military operations.
- 17 such service-specific exercises with the Russian defense forces have been conducted, while INDRA-2017 is the first Joint Tri-Services Exercise between India and Russia.
Other Joint exercises:
|1. EUNAVFOR/ AJEY WARRIOR, KONKAN, INDRADHANUSH||Indian and European Union / India and UK.|
|2. SHAKTI, VARUNA, GARUDA||India and France|
|3. PASSEX Exercise, AVIAINDRA,INDRA||India and Russia|
|4. YUDHABHAYAS, VAJRA PRAHAR, SPITTING COBRA, SANGAM (IN-USN EOD), RED FLAG, COPE INDIA||India and USA.|
|5. Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea)||Indian and Qatar.|
|6. IMNEX Exercise||India and Myanmar|
|7. MITRA SHAKTI, SLINEX, IN-SLN SF, SAMVEDNA||India and Sri Lanka|
|8. Exercise Malabar||Indian Navy-US Navy + Japan (since 2015) + Australia (since 2020)|
|9. SAMPRITI, IN-BN CORPAT, IN-BN BILAT, IN-BN SF, TABLE TOP, SAMVEDNA||India and Bangladesh.|
|10. AUSTRA HIND, AUSINDEX, PITCH BLACK||India and Australia|