PEACEFUL mission, 2021
Part of: Prelims and GS -III – Defence and security
Context Indian Military Contingent Participated in the Exercise SCO Peaceful Mission 2021 recently.
About Peaceful mission
- Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION is a Multilateral Exercise, which is conducted biennially as part of military diplomacy between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) member states.
- It is the 6th edition of Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION.
- Hosted by: Russia in the Orenburg Region of South West Russia
- Aim of the exercise is to foster close relations between SCO member states and to enhance abilities of the military leaders to command multi-national military contingents.
- The Indian contingent was inducted to the exercise area by two IL-76 aircrafts.
- The scope of the exercise includes professional interaction, mutual understanding of drills & procedures, establishment of joint command & control structures and elimination of terrorist threats.