Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019

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Question: India-Africa joint field training exercise (AFINDEX-19) was organised in which of the following city?
(a) Maputo
(b) Harare
(c) Pune
(d) Rudrapur
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • The Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 was organised at Aundh Military Station, Pune from 18 March to 27 March 2019.
  • Contingents of the 17 African Nations i.e. Benin, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe came together alongwith a contingent of Maratha Light Infantry representing India.


  • The aim of the exercise is to practice the participating nations in planning and conduct of Humanitarian Mine Assistance and Peace Keeping Operations under Chapter VII of United Nations Peace Keeping Operations.
  • The exercise will focus on exchange of best practices between the participating nations, team building and tactical level operations in conduct of United Nations.


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