Part of: GS Prelims and GS II – International relations
In news The 12th Edition of Indo-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA will be held at Volgograd, Russia in August 2021.
About Exercise INDRA
- The exercise will entail conduct of counter terror operations under the United Nations mandate by a joint force against international terror groups.
- The INDRA series of exercises began in 2003 and was conducted as a bilateral naval exercise alternately between the two countries. However, the first joint Tri-Services Exercise was conducted in 2017.
- The last joint, tri-services exercise between India and Russia was conducted in India in December 2019. It was held simultaneously at Babina (near Jhansi), Pune, and Goa.
Major Indian Maritime Exercises
|Name of the Exercise||Name of the Country|
|Bongosagar and IN-BN CORPAT||Bangladesh|
|Malabar Exercise||Japan, and the USA|
News Source: PIB