Indian Personnel Head To Russia For 1st Tri-Service Combat Exercise


Around 880 Indian military personnel, along with multi-role stealth frigate INS Satpura, anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kadmatt and two IL-76 heavy-lift aircraft, are now headed for Russia to take part in the “Indra” tri-service combat exercise.

“The exercise will provide an opportunity to the armed forces of the two countries to train in counter-terrorism operations in a multi-national scenario in a tri-service environment,” said Integrated Defence Staff chief Lt-General Satish Dua, addressing the contingent at Palam airport on Monday.

India is deploying manpower and assets from the Army, Navy and IAF together for the first time for an exercise with any nation. Read More…

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