India-Russia joint training Exercise, INDRA 2021, is underway at Prudboy Ranges, Volgograd, Russia to enhance interoperability between the two armies, according to official government reports.
The exercise INDRA 2021 is intended to enhance interoperability between the Indian and Russian Armies and aims to facilitate joint training between Indian and Russian Armies to jointly plan and conduct counter-terror operations under the United Nations mandate.
The conduct of the exercise will also entail academic discussions between expert groups of both contingents. The training will focus on unit-level joint planning and conduct of anti-terrorist operations and will include cordon & search operations, intelligence gathering and sharing, perception management, humanitarian laws, and hostage rescue in simulated settings.
Exercise INDRA will strengthen confidence, interoperability and enable sharing of best practices between the armed forces. It will be another landmark event in the history of India-Russian defence cooperation, the release added.