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Exercise Zapad 2021 In Russia

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  • September 2, 2021
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Exercise Zapad 2021 In Russia

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains GS-III- Security

In News:  A 200 personnel contingent of Indian Army will participate in Exercise ZAPAD 2021, a Multi Nation exercise being held at Nizhniy, Russia from 03 to 16 September 2021.

About Exercise ZAPAD 2021:

  • ZAPAD 2021 is one of the theatre levels exercises of Russian Armed Forces and will focus primarily on operations against terrorists. 
  • Over a dozen countries from Eurasian and South Asian Region will participate in this signature event.
  • The exercise aims to enhance military and strategic ties amongst the participating nations while they plan & execute this exercise.
  • The Indian Contingent has been put through a strenuous training schedule which encompasses all facets of conventional operations including mechanised, airborne & heliborne, counter terrorism, combat conditioning and firing.
  • The NAGA Battalion group participating in the exercise will feature an all Arms combined task force. 

News Source: PIB

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