Published on: September 2, 2021

ZAPAD 2021

ZAPAD 2021

intendedly What :

  • Theatre level exercises of Russian armed forces
  • Will focus primarily on operations against terrorists
  • Will feature an all arms combined task force
  • Aims to enhance military and strategic ties amongst the participating nations while they plan and execute this exercise
  • 17 countries have been invited by Russia for the exercise. Of these nine are Participating countries which include Mongolia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Russia, India and Belarus. The other eight countries are Observers which include Pakistan, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka

Togitsu What is in news : NAGA Battalion group contingent of 200 Army personnel will participate in the multinational Exercise ZAPAD 2021 being held at Nizhniy, Russia from September 3 to 16