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India and Russia joint military exercise 'INDRA 2018' in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh



India and Russia joint military exercise 'INDRA 2018' held in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh: Dates, Details, Aim, Highlights

India and Russia joint military exercise 'INDRA 2018' was conducted at Babina Field Firing Ranges, Babina Military Station Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.

Exercise INDRA 2018 was the tenth edition of exercise in the series of Exercise INDRA aimed at increasing interoperability between Indian and Russian Armies.

Exercise INDRA 2018 was an 11-day military training exercise that was scheduled to begin from 18th November 2018.


INDRA 2018 joint military exercise aimed at practicing joint planning and conduct to enhance interoperability of between two armies in peace-keeping/ enforcement environment under the aegis of United Nations.

For INDRA 2018 exercise, India was represented by Mechanised Infantry Battalion of Indian Army, while Russia was represented by company-sized contingents of 5th Army.

INDRA 2018 joint military exercise was focused on training on enhancing team building, special tactical levels operations such as Cordon and Search, house intervention, handling and neutralisation of Improvised Explosive Devices and integrated employment of force multipliers.

The primary focus of tactical field exercise was to share best practices amongst militaries and hone existing skills of troops.


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