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Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti-2019

Current context: The Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti-2019 will be conducted from 31st October to 13th November 2019.
Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti-2019
  • Exercise SHAKTI is a biennial exercise between India and France and is conducted alternatively in India and France since 2011.
  • The exercise is to be conducted at Foreign Training Node at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan.
  • The Indian side is represented by the Sikh Regiment of Sapta Shakti Command (Indian Army) and the French army is represented by troops of 21st Marine Infantry Regiment of 6th Armoured Brigade.
  • The exercise aims at enhancing the cooperation and interoperability between the two Armies.
  • The training exercise will focus on:
    1. Counter Terrorism operations in backdrop of semi-desert terrain under United Nations Mandate 
    2. High degree of physical fitness
    3. Sharing of drill at tactical level

Question: 

Q.1 Exercise SHAKTI is conducted between the armies of India and ______? 
a. Russia
b. USA
c. France
d. Indonesia
Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti-2019 Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti-2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 29, 2019 Rating: 5

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