Indra 2018

Question: Which of the following countries is involved in joint military exercise (Indra 2018) with India?
a) UK
b) Russia
c) The USA
d) All of the above
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • The annual joint military exercise INDRA 2018 between India and Russia aimed at combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN) will begin on November 18th, 2018 at Babina Field Firing Range in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The objective this 10th joint military exercise is to provide an opportunity to the armed forces of both the countries to train in counter-terrorism operations in multinational scenario.
    Key highlights:
  • It will focus on training and enhancing team building, special tactical level operations such as Cordon and Search, house intervention, handling and neutralization of Improvised Explosive Devices and integrated employment of force multipliers in the peace keeping/enforcement environment under the aegis of the UN.
  • This 11 day long military exercise will consists of 250 servicemen 5th Army of the Russian Federation and Mechanized Infantry Battalion of India.

By Ramayan Upadhyay

Links:
https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/india-russia-will-host-joint-military-exercise-in-jhansi-up-1389016-2018-11-15
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=184717
http://eng.mil.ru/en/mission/practice/[email protected]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babina,_Uttar_Pradesh

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