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India-Russia Joint Military Exercise 'Indra 2016'
Oct 06, 2016

The Indo-Russian military exercise 'INDRA-2016' culminated recently after eleven days of intense and exacting military training in counter-terrorism operations. The main focus of this edition of bilateral military exercise is on Counter-Terrorism Operations in semi mountainous and jungle terrain under United Nations Mandate.

Key Highlights

  • The closing ceremony was held at 249th Combined Armed Range, Sergieviesky in the Ussiriysk District of Primosski krai Province, Russia.

  • Exercise concluded with impressive closing ceremony, wherein the Contingents marched in unison past the saluting dais exhibiting their resolve to further the Indo-Russian friendship.

  • Indian Brigadier Sukrit Chadah addressed the parade and expressed great satisfaction with the high standards achieved in the joint training exercise.

  • The contingent was also addressed by Maj Gen Andrei Ivanovich Sichevoe, COS of the 5th Army of Russia.

  • 15 personnel from each side were awarded medals of excellence for their outstanding performance during the exercise.

  • Closing ceremony was also attended by the Vice Governor of the Primosskikrai Province and members of the district administration.

  • Eighth in the series of bilateral exercises under this banner, the joint exercise this year focused on conduct of counter insurgency/counter terrorist operations under UN mandate in semi mountainous and jungle terrain.

  • The exercise also provided an opportunity to both the armies for greater cultural understanding, sharing experiences and strengthening mutual trust and co-operation.

  • Participants from both the Armies expressed immense satisfaction at the conclusion, in terms of the standards achieved in the validation phase of the training.

  • Validation Exercise which was spread over three days included Securing of Assembly Area, Axis Clearance, Occupation of Blocking Position, Isolation and finally neutralization of a group of terrorists.

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