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  • 03 September, 2022

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Vostok Exercise 2022

Vostok Exercise 2022

India recently took part in the International Vostok-2022 strategic and command exercise in Russia together with a number of other nations.

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Exercise Vostok

  • There will be forces there from a number of former Soviet states as well as China, India, Laos, Mongolia, Nicaragua, and Syria.
  • The 7/8 Gorkha Rifles contingent served as the Indian Army's representative.
  • Interaction and coordination between other participating military contingents and observers are its main objectives.
  • More than 50,000 soldiers and more than 5,000 weaponry units, including 140 planes and 60 warships, will participate in the Vostok 2022 exercise, which will take place at seven firing ranges in Russia's the Far East and the Sea of Japan.
  • Through discussions and tactical exercises, the Indian Army contingent will look forward to exchanging practical information, putting verified drills, and procedures, and practising the integration of new technologies into effect.

Other exercises of India with China and Russia

Exercise TSENTR:

  • The 2019 edition of this yearly series of sizable drills is a component of the Russian Armed Forces' yearly training cycle.

ZAPAD exercise 2021:

  • 17 nations, including India, China, Russia, and Pakistan, are taking part in this multinational exercise.
  • Operations against terrorists are its main focus.

Exercise Hand-in-Hand

  • It is being conducted in China with the goal of honing cooperative planning and execution of counterterrorism operations in semi-urban terrain.

Russia: Indra's Exercise

  • The exercise will involve a joint force conducting counterterrorism operations against global terror organizations in accordance with a United Nations mandate.
  • Beginning in 2003, the bilateral naval exercise series known as INDRA was carried out alternately between the two nations.
  • The first joint Tri-Services exercise, however, was held in 2017

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