The Indian Army contingent will participate in the multi-nation military exercise, ‘ZAPAD 2021’, at Nizhny in Russia from Friday. The 14-day-long activity is aimed at enhancing military and strategic ties amongst the participating nations.
The Exercise will continue till September 16. The ZAPAD is one of the theatre level exercises of the Russian Armed Forces and will focus primarily on operations against terrorists, according to the Ministry of Defence.
“Indian Army contingent will participate in Multi Nation Exercise ZAPAD 2021 being held at Nizhniy, Russia from 03 to 16 Sep 2021. More than a dozen countries from Eurasia and South Asia will also participate in the same exercise,” the Army had said in a tweet on Wednesday.
A contingent of 200 personnel of the Indian Army will participate in the exercise.