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An operational group of the Indian armed forces has arrived in Volgograd as part of the Indra-2021 joint Russian-Indian ground forces exercise, which will be held in August.

The reconnaissance group of the Indian side of the joint exercise will assess the readiness of the field camp and the sites for the exercise at the Prudboy training ground of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in the Volgograd Region.

About 250 servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District and the same number of servicemen of the Indian Armed Forces will take part in the joint exercise. The exercise involves 300 different targets, of which over 100 are mobile, imitating enemy vehicles and armored vehicles.

The task of the exercise is to increase the readiness of command and control bodies, forces and means to combat terrorism. The servicemen will carry out tactical actions to search, detect and destroy illegal armed formations, search and destroy conventional explosive devices, conduct radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance in buildings and on the ground.

International joint activities are carried out in accordance with the plan of international activities and are aimed at strengthening and developing military cooperation between countries.

The plan for the combat training of the Southern Military District in 2021 provides for the participation of the district’s military personnel in international exercises with units of the armed forces of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Algeria, India, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Egypt.

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