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Russia to Host Indo-Russia Joint Exercise INDRA

Russia will conduct the Exercise INDRA-2017, the first-ever Tri-Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces from October 19 to October 29.

  • This exercise will give a major boost to India and Russia's defence relations.
  • It will be conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia'
  • INDRA is a joint, bi-annual Naval exercise conducted by India and Russia starting in 2003. 
  • This year, the Exercise has been upgraded to involve all the three Services of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force)
  • It will be conducted at the 249th Combined Army Range Sergeevisky and in the Sea of Japan near Vladivostok. 
  • The Indian contingent will have 350 personnel from Army, 80 from Air Force, two IL 76 aircraft and one Frigate and Corvette each from the Navy.
  • The Russian Federation Armed Forces will have 1000 troops of the 5th Army, Marines and Ships of Pacific Fleet and aircraft from Eastern Military District. 
Russia to Host Indo-Russia Joint Exercise INDRA Russia to Host Indo-Russia Joint Exercise INDRA Reviewed by Admin on October 17, 2017 Rating: 5

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