India and Russia have agreed to upgrade their annual Indra bilateral military exercise to a multilateral level involving the three services. This will be a first for India in bilateral military exercises with any other country.
“There will be no separate Army, Navy Air Force Indra exercises with Russia. It has been agreed to have them in a tri-service format,” a senior defence ministry source said.
Pointing to India’s efforts to promote integration among the three services, the source said, “This will be an opportunity for India to synergise jointness between its services and see how other countries function jointly.” Read More…