NEW DELHI :
INDIAN Army personnel conducted combat free fall, special heliborne operations and other defensive manoeuvres during multi-national military exercise ‘Zapad’ in Nizhny, Russia, military officials said. A contingent of 200 personnel of the Indian Army are participating in Zapad that started on September 3 and will end on September 16. Zapad aims to boost anti-terror cooperation between countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin reviewed the joint military exercise at Mulino Training Ground of Nizhny on Monday, the military officials stated. Indian forces, as a part of coalition forces, conducted combat free fall, special heliborne operations and other defensive manoeuvres on Monday, they said. More than a dozen countries are taking part in Zapad, the officials said.