The 12th Edition of Indo-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA 2021 will be held at Volgograd, Russia from August 1 to 13, 2021. The exercise will entail conduct of counter terror operations under the United Nations mandate by a joint force against international terror groups. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019: Indian And US Armies Sing & Dance on Assam Regiment’s Marching Song ‘Badluram Ka Badan Zameen Ke Neeche Hai’; Watch Video.
250 personnel from both the nations will form part of the exercise. The Indian Army contingent comprising of a Mechanised Infantry Battalion underwent rigorous training at different locations in India to refine their drills for participation in the joint exercise. AVIAINDRA-2018: IAF’s Special Forces ‘Garud’ Undertake Air-Borne Assault Operation in Anti-Terrorist Scenario.
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Exercise INDRA-21 will further strengthen mutual confidence and interoperability between the Indian & Russian Armies and enable sharing of best practices between the contingents of both the countries. The exercise will be yet another milestone in strengthening security cooperation and will serve to reinforce the longstanding bond of friendship between India and Russia.
The 11th edition of the INDRA NAVY exercise was conducted in the Bay of Bengal from September 4 to 5. The Indian Navy was represented by guided missile destroyer Ranvijay, indigenous frigate Sahyadri and fleet tanker Shakti, along with their integral helicopters. Sahyadri has been presently redeployed to provide assistance to MT New Diamond, which has caught fire off the coast of Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, the Russian Federation Navy will be represented by destroyer Admiral.