Indo-Russian joint military exercise Indra-2016 begins in Russia

New Delhi: The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ has begun in the Ussuriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia. The main focus of this edition of the joint exercise is on ‘Counter-Terrorism Operations in semi-mountainous and jungle terrain under United Nations Mandate’.

To achieve interoperability in joint operations, troops from both sides would acquaint themselves with the respective approach to such operations. A comprehensive training programme spanning eleven days has been drawn up for the purpose.

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