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INDIA JOINED EXERCISE PEACEFUL MISSION - 2021

INDIA JOINED EXERCISE PEACEFUL MISSION - 2021

Context:

The Indian military contingent comprising of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel is participating in the Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021.

Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021:

  • It is a Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states.
  • It is being hosted by Russia in the Orenburg Region of South-West Russia from September 13 to 25, 2021.
  • In 2021, the 6th edition of the biennial multilateral Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION is being conducted.
  • It is a multilateral exercise, which is conducted biennially as part of military diplomacy between SCO member states.

Aim of the Exercise:

  • To foster close relations between SCO member states and to enhance the abilities of the military leaders to command multi-national military contingents.

India’s Participation:

  • The Indian military contingent consisting of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel including 38 personnel from the Indian Air Force is taking part in the Exercise Peaceful mission -2021.
  • The Indian contingent was inducted to the exercise area by two IL-76 aircraft.
  • Prior to their departure, the contingent underwent training and preparation under the aegis of South Western Command.

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