Indra 2018 Russian-Indian joint exercise
The Indra 2018 Russian-Indian joint exercise is held on November 18-28 at the Babina training ground in Uttar Pradesh state (the Republic of India).
The exercise involves 250 servicemen of a motorized rifle unit of the combined-arms army (Eastern Military District, Primorye) and 250 units of the 31st armored division of the Armed Forces of India.
Russian military are operating on armoured vehicles provided by the host country. In total, the Indian army has provided seven T-90 and 18 BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) for the exercise.
Participants will practise joint planning of peacekeeping operation, cooperation of headquarters and units of the both countries, as well as tactical action to eliminate mock illegal armed formations.
Moreover, during the exercises, troops will hold joint lectures, shooting exercises, demonstration of weapons and military equipment, and sports events.