Joint Military Exercises of India 2018

Joint Military Exercises of India 2018

Defense exercises are very important for any nation. It has many purposes like counter-terrorism, low-intensity conflict operations at Counter-Insurgency, and improving coordination.
In previous months, there were many defence exercises performed by our armed forces, some are mentioned below:
Name of Exercise
Conducted between
Duration of exercise
Purpose or comment
The Indian and the French navies
The coast of Goa
20th to 24th March, 2018
16th Edition
For enhancing interoperability and exchanging best practices.
Indian Air Force,Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates.
The coast of Kerala
March 12 to 17, 2018
The main objective of the exercise is to stir up all the stakeholders in synergising unified Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief efforts.
Paschim Lehar
Indian Navy, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard
India’s western coast
12th feb to 4th march, 2018
The objective of the exercise was to build interoperability between them.
India and Seychelles
Mahe Island in Seychelles archipelago
25th feb to 4th march 2018
8th Edition
The aim Lamitye 2018 was fighting insurgency, terrorism and piracy threats. Indian Army was represented by team comprising of 45 personnel, including four officers, five Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) and 36 Other Ranks
India and Vietnam
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
January 29 to February 3, 2018
To carry out training for Peace Keeping Operations under United Nations (UN) mandate.
‘Vajra Prahar’
India and the US
Third week of January
The aim of the Vajra Prahar exercise is to promote military relations between two countries by enhancing interoperability and mutual exchange of tactics
India and the Maldives
Belagavi, Karnataka
15th dec to 28th dec 2017
8th Edition.
The aim of the exercise was to conduct military training between armies of both countries with emphasis on counter insurgency, counter terrorism operations.
Ajeya Warrior
India and the UK
1 December to 14 December 2017
The objective of this exercise is to increase mutual cooperation and coordination between two countries. Both armies will learn and share from each other's experiences.
Andaman and Nicobar
Andaman and Nicobar
20 to 24 November 2017
The purpose of the exercise was for adopting planning and precise execution of Command plans by forces in synergistic manner. It also aimed for beingfully prepared for any eventuality in future
India And Myanmar
Meghalya, India
November 20-25, 2017
The six-day training exercise aimed at building and promoting closer relations with armies of the neighbouring countries and to train the officers of Myanmar Army in various United Nations Peacekeeping roles and tasks.
India And Bangladesh
Mizoram, India
November 6-18, 2017
To build and promote positive relations between armies of two neighbours.
India And Kazakhstan Army
Himachal Pradesh, India
2 To 15 Nov 2017
2nd Edition.
The Joint Exercise Is Aimed At Enhancing The Military Ties Between The Two Countries.
Indo-Russia Armed Forces
Sea Of Japan Near Vladivostok, Russia
19 To 29 Oct 2017
First Ever Tri Services Joint Exercise Between Indian And Russian Armed Forces.
India-Sri Lanka Army
Pune, India
13 To 25 Oct 2017
5th Edition.
It Based On Counter Terrorist Operations (CTO) And Infantry Company From Both Countries
United States And Indian Army
Washington, US
14 To 27 Sep 2017
The Training Was Focused On Specialized Drills And Procedures Involved In Counter Insurgency, Counter Terrorist Operations In An Urban Environment.
India And Sri-Lanka Navy
Vishakhapatnam, India
7 To 14 Sep 2017
The Seven Days Exercise Aimed To Reinforce Strong Neighborly Ties Between Both Countries Underscored By Extensive Maritime Interaction And Improved Understanding.
Nepal And Indian Army
Saljhandi, Nepal
3 To 16 Sep 2017
Focused On Skills Required Counter- Terrorism And Counter-Terror, Forest Fighting And Natural Disaster Management Operations.
India, Japan And United States Navies
Bay Of Bengal
10 To 17 July 2017
21st Edition,
Trilateral Naval Exercise
Indian Army And Royal Thailand Army
Himanchal Pradesh, India
3 To 17 July 2017
Encountered In A Counterterrorism Environment.
Indian Navy And Royal Australian Navy
Freemantle, Australia
13 To 17 June 2017
The Exercise Is Aimed At Increasing Inter-Operability And Is In Consonance With The Growing Cooperation Between The Two Countries.
Indian Navy And Republic Of Singapore Navy
South China Sea
18 To 24 May 2017
24th Bilateral Exercise.
SIMBEX Stands For “Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises“.
India And Indonesia Navy
Port Blair, India
9 To 25 May 2017
29th Edition.
The Bilateral Exercise Aims To Enhance Mutual Understanding And Inter–Operability Between The Two Navies.
India-Mongolian Military Exercise
Mizoram, India
5 To 18 April 2017
12th Edition.
Encompasses Important Aspects Like Convoy Protection, Room Intervention Drills.
Nepal And Indian Army
Uttarakhand, India
7 To 20 March 2017
11th Edition
Oman And Indian Army
Himanchal Pradesh, India
6 To 19 March 2017
2nd Edition
Western And Eastern Naval Commands, Assets From The Indian Air Force, Indian Army And The Indian Coast Guard
Western Seaboard Of India
24 Jan To 26 Feb 2017
To Strengthen Inter-Operability And Joint Operations In A Complex Environment.

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