Military exercise: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to visit Japan, Hold QUAD meeting

The External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is to visit Japan on October 6, and October 7, 2020. During the visit, the minister will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart and also will attend a ministerial meeting of Quadrilateral Coalition. Highlights Under the ministerial meeting of Quadrilateral Coalition, the minister will meet the ministers of the ..

India-Australia hold Naval Exercise

On September 23, 2020, India and Australia held a mega Naval Exercise, PASSEX in the Indian Ocean Region. It involved complex naval maneuvers, helicopter operations and aircraft drills. Highlights The Naval Exercise is to be conducted for two days. It is being conducted to improve understanding, imbibing best practices and enhance inter-operability between the countries. ..

India to invite Australia to Malabar Exercise

India is to invite Australia to join the Malabar Exercise for the first time. With Australia participating in the exercise, for the first time all members of Quad will be engaged at military level. The exercise will bring together the navies of Australia, Japan, US and India in the Bay of Bengal in the end ..

SAMPRITI’ exercise to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya

‘SAMPRITI’ is a joint military training exercise between India and Bangladesh. The ninth edition of the exercise – SAMPRITI-IX is set to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from February 3 to 16, 2020. The exercise, which is a part of the Indo-Bangladesh defence cooperation, is annually hosted by both countries alternately. Last year, the exercise ..

Exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ to commence in Meghalaya

The joint military exercise of India and China called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ is to commence on December 7th. The 2019 exercise will mark the 8th edition of the collaboration. The exercise is to be conducted in Umroi in Meghalaya. It is a 14 days event with the exercises being conducted at company level. From the Chinese side, ..