Indra-2016 to be conducted in Russia’s Far Eastern Primorye

In all, troops of the Eastern Military District will take part in nine international exercises in 2016.

The Russian-Indian joint military exercises Indra-2016 will be held for the first time at the Sergeyevsky firing range in Russia’s Far Eastern Primorye territory, spokesman for Russia’s Eastern Military District Colonel Alexander Gordeyev said on Thursday.

"For the first time, the joint Russian-Indian drills Indra-2016 are planned to be conducted at the Sergeyevsky firing range in Primorye. The Eastern Military District will second an all-arms formation deployed in Primorye," he said.

In all, troops of the Eastern Military District will take part in nine international exercises in 2016. Apart from the Russian-Indian drills Indra, Indra-Navy and Avia-Indra, the district’s plan of international drills includes the Russian-Mongolian exercise Selenga, Russian-Vietnamese drills, anti-terror Asia-Pacific drills, Khan Quest multinational peacekeeping exercise, Russia-China Joint Sea naval drills, and Russia-Japan naval exercise Sarex.

First published by TASS.

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