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India, Russia stage first-ever air exercises

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MOSCOW (PTI): The Indian and Russian air forces have been conducting their first-ever military exercises involving counter-terror, fire-fighting and air defence in Russia.

The 'Avia Indra-2014' India-Russia Air Exercises started on August 25 and concludes on September 4.

An 18-member Indian Air Force (IAF) team is participating in the exercises, which involve exchange of best practices in counter-terrorism training with helicopters, joint flights in fighter aircraft, fire-fighting and air defence, the Indian Embassy said in a press statement in Moscow.

The drills are part of regular exchanges of joint exercises between the armed forces of the two countries.

In the current sequence, the two navies of both countries held joint exercises from July 14 to 19 off the coast of Vladivostok.

The two armies will also hold their joint exercises which will also focus on counter-terrorism actions in September-October 2014.


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