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Exercise 'SHAKTI-2019’

Current context: Indo-French Joint Military Training Exercise Shakti– 2019 was concluded at Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan on 13th November 2019.
Exercise 'SHAKTI-2019’
  • The aim of the exercise was to achieve interoperability in operational procedures, combat drills and understand the functioning in such situations.
  • The focus of the exercise is on counter-terrorism operations under the United Nations mandate.
  • The exercise was conducted in two phases:
    1. First phase of combat conditioning and tactical training.
    2. Second phase was the validation stage to put into practice the training received in the 1st phase.
  • ‘RUDRA’ helicopter, which is the weaponised version of the Advanced Light Helicopter 'Dhruv' was included in the exercise.
  • Troops of the 21st Marine Infantry Regiment of the 6th Armoured Brigade represented the French Army and Indian Army was represented by the Sikh Regiment of South western command.
  • The biennial exercise was started in 2011 between the two countries.

Question: 

Q.1 Which joint military exercise was recently conducted between the Indian and French Army?
a. Exercise Dustlik
b. Exercise Tiger Triumph
c. Exercise Shakti
d. Exercise Yudh Abyas
Exercise 'SHAKTI-2019’ Exercise 'SHAKTI-2019’ Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 14, 2019 Rating: 5

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