The Indian Army on August 2 informed that Indian soldiers have arrived in Russia for the Indra-2021 drills in the Volgograd Region. While taking to Twitter, the Indian Army shared two images of the soldiers and said that they received a “warm welcome” from the Russian Military Band upon arrival.
Now, India and Russia will carry out a 13-day mega military exercise with a focus on counter-terror operations in the Russian city of Volgograd.
According to ANI, spokesperson for the Russian Southern Military District (SMD), Vadim Astafyev, announced the arrival of the Indian contingent said, “at the Gumrak airport, Volgograd, a group of 250 soldiers of the Indian armed forces arrived to take part in the Indra-2021 international exercise.
Upon arrival, the Indian soldiers headed to the field camp located at the SMD Prudboy ground in the Volgograd Region. It is worth noting that Indra-2021 will run from August 1-13 and involve 250 soldiers from motor-rifle, tank and artillery divisions.