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    Post  George1 on Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:41 am

    Russian servicemen depart for India to take part in joint military drills

    The Indra-2018 exercise will take place on November 18-28

    MOSCOW, November 16. /TASS/. The majority of Russian servicemen, who are to take part in a Russian-Indian exercise, Indra-2018, left Russia’s Far East on Friday, the Russian Pacific Fleet’s press service said.

    Two Il-76 military transport planes with 250 servicemen on board took off from the Russian Far Eastern city of Vladivostok.

    Earlier, a group of Russian military officers arrived in India to assist in preparing the drills.

    The Indra-2018 exercise will take place on November 18-28 and involve about 500 Russian and Indian servicemen. The Indian side will provide the Russian servicemen with combat hardware to drill practical actions. The troopers will drill joint planning of a peacekeeping operation, interaction between staff representatives and ground forces of the armies of the two countries as well as tactical maneuvers to neutralize conditional illegal armed groups.


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    Post  George1 on Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:59 pm

    Russian and Indian servicemen complete joint battle march at "Indra-2018" drills

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    Post  George1 on Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:54 pm

    Joint Russian-Indian drills Indra-2018 switch to active phase

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    Post  George1 on Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:31 pm

    Russian-Indian exercises, Indra Navy-2018, end in Bay of Bengal

    The Pacific Fleet task force left territorial waters of India and continued its journey

    VLADIVOSTOK, December 16. /TASS/. Russian-Indian exercises, Indra Navy 2018, ended on Sunday in the Bay of Bengal near the Indian port of Visakhapatnam, the Pacific Fleet information department of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported.

    "Today, the Russian-Indian Indra Navy-2018 exercise was completed near the Indian port of Visakhapatnam in the Bay of Bengal. It was aimed at practicing naval cooperation between sailors of the two states in protecting navigation and other economic activities at sea," the press service said in a statement.

    "During the exercise, sailors of Russia’s Pacific Fleet and Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet improved their practical skills of joint tactical maneuvers, refueling of ships from a tanker while in motion, an inspection of a suspicious vessel," the Russian side said.

    Besides, the combined forces practiced artillery fire at naval and aerial targets, submarine hunt, use of depth charges against an enemy submarine, as well as takeoff, landing and use of ship-borne helicopters.

    After the active phase was over, a farewell ceremony took place in the sea. The Pacific Fleet task force left territorial waters of India and continued its journey.

    The maritime part of the bilateral Russian-Indian naval exercise Indra Navy-2018 was held on December 13-16. Russia sent the Pacific Fleet’s flagship, the Varyag missile cruiser, the large antisubmarine ship Admiral Panteleyev, and the large sea tanker Boris Butoma. The Indian Navy is represented by the Ranvir guided missile destroyer, the Kadmatt, Kuthar and Khanjar corvettes, and the Jyoti tanker. Over 10 warships and support vessels from both countries, planes and helicopters of the Indian Navy and a helicopter from the Admiral Panteleyev took part in the exercise.


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    Post  George1 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:03 am

    Land Forces to conduct seven exercises with foreign colleagues


    In 2019, within international military cooperation, the units of the Land Forces of the Russian Armed Forces will take part in seven joint exercises with colleagues from foreign countries. The maneuvers will be peacekeeping-oriented. Also, during the maneuvers, they will practice fighting illegal armed formations.

    According to the plan of international military cooperation for 2019, the units of the Land Forces will have to demonstrate their skills in Egypt, India, Mongolia and Tajikistan, where they will take part in the Friendship Arrow 2019, Indra-2019, Selenga 2019 and Unbreakable Brotherhood 2019 exercises. Joint exercises with the Land Forces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic will be held for the first time.

    At the same time, the units of the Southern Military District will host servicemen from Algerian people's Democratic Republic and Islamic Republic of Pakistan at their training grounds.

    Participants will practice joint planning of peacekeeping operation, cooperation of headquarters and units of the both countries, as well as tactical actions to eliminate mock illegal armed gangs.

    http://eng.mil.ru/en/news_page/country/more.htm?id=12210693@egNews
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    Post  George1 on Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:41 am

    Russian, Laotian servicemen to hold joint tank drills in December

    Russia will be represented at the drills by tank operators from the Transbaikal unit of the Eastern Military District and logistics specialists

    MOSCOW, June 11. /TASS/. /TASS/. The first Russian-Laotian military tank drills "Laros-2019" will be held in Laos in December, spokesman for the Russian Eastern Military District Alexander Gordeyev said on Tuesday.

    Gordeyev said that the militaries of the two countries held a conference on organizing and holding the military exercise.

    "During working meetings, a name for the drills was picked — "Laros-2019." Moreover, the timeframe was established, along with the theme, main tasks and stages of the upcoming joint drills," Gordeyev added.

    He noted that Russia will be represented at the drills by tank operators from the Transbaikal unit of the Eastern Military District and logistics specialists.

    One of the main aims of the joint drills is to expand bilateral military cooperation, including in the sphere of fighting against international terrorism.


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    Post  flamming_python on Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:24 pm

    George1 wrote:One of the main aims of the joint drills is to expand bilateral military cooperation, including in the sphere of fighting against international terrorism.

    The real international terrorists they mean. The US-alliance.
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    Post  George1 on Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:06 am

    Main phase of Russian-Belarusian exercise begins in Nizhny Novgorod Region


    Russian and Belarusian troops will use the tactics of tank and helicopter ambushes, fire carousel, landing of tactical airborne groups, massive fire strikes and improvised combat tactics

    MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. The main phase of the Russian-Belarusian exercise Union Shield 2019 has begun at the Mulino proving ground in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, as follows from a news release issued by the Western Military District.

    The participating troops will practice cooperation in repelling superior enemy forces and mobile defense.

    "Russian forces will carry out a counter-attack," the news release reads.

    Russian and Belarusian troops will use the tactics of tank and helicopter ambushes, fire carousel, landing of tactical airborne groups, massive fire strikes and improvised combat tactics.

    Taking part in the main phase of the Union Shield 2019 exercise, due to last till September 18, will be 12,000 troops, 950 pieces of military equipment, including armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, mechanized infantry combat vehicles BMP-2 and T-72B3 tanks, Sukhoi-30SM planes and Mi-8AMTSh and Ka-52 helicopters.

    https://tass.com/defense/1078663
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    Post  George1 on Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:59 am

    Russian air defense forces arrive in Egypt

    A statement issued by the Spokesman of the Egyptian Armed Forces said that “elements of the Russian Air Defense Forces arrived in Egypt to participate in the joint Egyptian-Russian training activities of the Air Defense Forces (Arrow Friendship-1), which is hosted by Egypt for the first time between the two sides Over the course of several days in the air defense combat training fields. ”

    The training includes, according to the agency, “the exchange of training experiences in the field of air defense in light of the development of weapons of air attack and methods of countering them, as well as training in securing airspace and defend vital targets.”

    In the same month last year, the two countries held a tactical “Hama-Friendship 2018” tactical exercise , involving more than 400 military personnel from the two countries, 10 pieces of military equipment, 15 aircraft and helicopters for various purposes, as well as several airports.

    During his meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa summit in the resort of Sochi, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said his country is interested in developing cooperation with Russia in the military-technical field.

    “With regard to the military field, we are interested in developing cooperation in this direction, because we have considered Russia a traditional partner in the field of military-technical cooperation for several decades,” Sisi said.

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    Post  George1 on Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:20 pm

    Troops from Russia, Laos kick off first ever joint drills


    The drills that will run on December 10-19 involve over 500 troops

    MOSCOW, December 10. /TASS/. The first ever joint Russian-Laotian military exercise Laros-2019 has kicked off at the Ban Peng training ground in Laos, the press office of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported on Tuesday.

    Overall, the drills that will run on December 10-19 involve over 500 troops. The personnel of a motorized infantry large unit from the Eastern Military District are representing Russia in the drills.

    "The servicemen of the Eastern Military District who have undergone a three-day adaptation to the tropical climate after strong December frosts in the Trans-Baikal Region have switched to the first stage of the joint military exercise," the press office said in a statement.

    For the period of the drills, the Laos army has provided its T-72MS tanks, BRDM-2MS armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicles, PKTM machine-guns and AKM assault rifles to the Russian personnel, the statement says.

    The troops participating in the drills will exchange their experience of using combat hardware in wooded, swampy, and mountainous terrain and practice the tactic of joint operations in the jungles, according to the statement.

    "One of the basic aims of the joint exercise is to expand bilateral military cooperation, including in the fight against international terrorism," the press office stressed.

    https://tass.com/defense/1097803
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    Post  flamming_python on Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:24 am

    George1 wrote:

    Troops from Russia, Laos kick off first ever joint drills




    The drills that will run on December 10-19 involve over 500 troops

    MOSCOW, December 10. /TASS/. The first ever joint Russian-Laotian military exercise Laros-2019 has kicked off at the Ban Peng training ground in Laos, the press office of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported on Tuesday.

    Overall, the drills that will run on December 10-19 involve over 500 troops. The personnel of a motorized infantry large unit from the Eastern Military District are representing Russia in the drills.

    "The servicemen of the Eastern Military District who have undergone a three-day adaptation to the tropical climate after strong December frosts in the Trans-Baikal Region have switched to the first stage of the joint military exercise," the press office said in a statement.

    For the period of the drills, the Laos army has provided its T-72MS tanks, BRDM-2MS armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicles, PKTM machine-guns and AKM assault rifles to the Russian personnel, the statement says.

    The troops participating in the drills will exchange their experience of using combat hardware in wooded, swampy, and mountainous terrain and practice the tactic of joint operations in the jungles, according to the statement.

    "One of the basic aims of the joint exercise is to expand bilateral military cooperation, including in the fight against international terrorism," the press office stressed.

    https://tass.com/defense/1097803

    What's a T-72MS?

    I know that Laos was one of the customers for the T-72B1MS 'White Eagle' a number of years ago, along with Nicaragua.
    Would be cool to see them.
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    Post  Isos on Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:33 pm


    What's a T-72MS?

    I know that Laos was one of the customers for the T-72B1MS 'White Eagle' a number of years ago, along with Nicaragua.
    Would be cool to see them.
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    B1MS. Nice thermal image.

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    Post  Tsavo Lion on Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:45 am

    Will Russia and Iran have joint military maneuvers? https://regnum.ru/news/polit/2807507.html

    Russia, China and Iran will send military «message to the world»

    The emerging Iran-Pakistan-Turkey alliance, if not a bloc, supported by Russia & China, will help solve a lot of regional security problems.


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    Post  George1 on Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:27 pm

    Troops from Russia, Laos hold 1st live-fire exercise in Laros 2019 joint drills


    The commanders of armored units have already completed joint planning of the upcoming counter-terror operation, the statement says

    MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. Russian, Laotian troops held their first live-fire exercise at the Ban Peng training ground in Laos during the Laros 2019 joint drills, the press office of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported on Monday.

    "The first joint live-fire exercise was held at the Ban Peng training ground <…> Tank crews from Russia and Laos used T-72 MS tanks to practice mobile defense with the prompt change of their positions, and also counter-attacks. In turn, a reconnaissance unit of the armed forces of Laos conducted search operations to detect notional militant groups and ‘terrorist’ training camps," the press office said in a statement.
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    The active phase of the drills is beginning on December 16 when the joint force grouping will practice eliminating an illegal armed formation. The commanders of armored units have already completed joint planning of the upcoming counter-terror operation, the statement says.

    The first joint Russian-Laotian drills of armored units dubbed Laros 2019 are running on December 10-19 and involve over 500 troops from both countries. Tank crews of a motorized infantry formation stationed in the Trans-Baikal Region, and also a logistic support platoon and an army medical unit are representing Russia in the drills.

    The Laotian Defense Ministry is represented by tactical groups of armored and reconnaissance units, radiation, chemical and biological protection units and signal troops.

    The troops participating in the drills will exchange their experience of using combat hardware in wooded, swampy, and mountainous terrain and practice the tactic of joint operations in the jungle, according to the statement.

    For the period of the drills, the Laos army has provided its T-72MS tanks, BRDM-2MS armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicles, PKTM machine-guns and AKM assault rifles to the Russian personnel, the statement says.

    https://tass.com/defense/1099847
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    Post  Tsavo Lion on Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:56 pm

    The troops participating in the drills will exchange their experience of using combat hardware in wooded, swampy, and mountainous terrain and practice the tactic of joint operations in the jungle, according to the statement.
    Getting ready for jungle warfare in L. America &/ tropical Africa!
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    Post  DerWolf on Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:37 pm

    Tsavo Lion wrote:
    The troops participating in the drills will exchange their experience of using combat hardware in wooded, swampy, and mountainous terrain and practice the tactic of joint operations in the jungle, according to the statement.
    Getting ready for jungle warfare in L. America &/ tropical Africa!
    Never thought about that, perhaps u are right.
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    Post  George1 on Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:52 pm

    Russia, Indonesia agree upon first joint navy exercises timeline

    The working groups’ negotiations have been ongoing in Vladivostok since March 10, according to official information

    MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/. Russian and Indonesian military have agreed upon terms and location of the first Orruda-2020 joint naval exercises, Russian Pacific Fleet press service announced Friday.

    "The sides have preliminary agreed upon the location, the timeline and the membership of the upcoming exercise," the fleet said without providing further details.

    The working groups’ negotiations have been ongoing in Vladivostok since March 10. Russia was represented by the Pacific Fleet International Military Cooperation Division, and Indonesia was represented by a delegation led by Captain Sigit Santos.

    A cultural program has also been prepared for the Indonesian guests, which included a visit to the Pacific Fleet Museum, the S-56 museum submarine and a tour of historic places of Vladivostok.

    https://tass.com/defense/1129775
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    Post  George1 on Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:57 pm

    Slavic Brotherhood-2020 drills to be held on September 14-25 in Belarus

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    Post  Tsavo Lion on Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:08 pm

    The Russian Defense Ministry explained the purpose of the exercises "Slavic Brotherhood"


    Earlier RF-PRC exercises were also "counter-terror". A convenient label to hone their skills!
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    Post  George1 on Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:36 pm

    Russian and Belarusian servicemen performed a parachute landing with vehicles from Il-76MD planes during the "Slavic Brotherhood 2020" joint drills, Russian Ministry of Defense told journalists Tuesday.

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    Post  George1 on Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:10 pm

    Closing of the joint Russian-Belarusian exercise "Slavic Brotherhood-2020" in Brest

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    Russia tells Trump to Jump in Lake, commits 80,000 Personnel to War drill alongside Iran, China


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