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India to take part in TSENTR 2019

Current context: India is going to take part in the TSENTR 2019, conducted by the Central Military Commission of Russia.
India to take part in TSENTR 2019 
  • TSENTR 2019 is a part of the annual series of exercises that forms a part of the Russian Armed Forces' annual training cycle.
  • The exercise is held every year at one of the four Russia’s military Commands namely, Kavkas (South), Zapad (West), Vostok (East) and TSENTR (Centre).
  • This year the exercise would begin from 9th September and end on 23rd September at Donguz training ranges, Orenburg, Russia.
  • The exercise is widening itself to be of International Character, with Belarus participating in ZAPAD-2017 and China and Mongolia participating in VOSTOK-2018.
  • This year the invitation has been extended to 9 other countries including India.
  • The exercise aims at enhancing military security in the strategic Central Asian region by training the participating armies into modules. The 1st module includes repelling airstrikes, counter-terror operations, etc. and the 2nd module has focused on offensive operations.


Q.1 The TSENTR 2019 is an annual armed force training exercise of which country?
a. USA
b. Russia
c. China
d. France
India to take part in TSENTR 2019 India to take part in TSENTR 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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