List of recent Military Exercise of India with other Countries

List of recent Military Exercise of India with other Countries:  Defence knowledge plays very important role in every defence examination. One question is definitely asked from this section. In this article we have provided you the recent military exercises of Indian Armed  Forces with different countries.

List of recent Military Exercise of India with other Countries

1. Exercise Sampriti is a Joint Training Exercise between India-Bangladesh held alternately in India and Bangladesh every year.

2. Indra is the joint exercise between the armed forces of India and Russia.

3. Exercise Dharma Guardian is an annual training event which has been conducted between India and Japan

4. Hand in Hand is a joint military exercise between India and China held under a United Nations mandate.

5. Exercise Maitree is a joint military exercise between Indian and Thailand Army

6. Garuda Shakti is a bilateral exercise between special forces of armies of India and Indonesia.

7. Mitra Shakti exercise is conducted annually as a part of military diplomacy and interaction between the armies of India and Sri Lanka.

8. Tiger Triumph is a bilateral tri-service amphibious military exercise involving the armed forces of the India and the United States. Other Exercises with US-Vajra Prahar, Yudh Abhyas

9. AUSINDEX major bienial bilateral exercise between Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Indian Navy

10 KazInd-India and Kazakhstan Military Exercise

11. Surya Kiran-India and Nepal

12. Nomadic Elephant- India and Mongolia joint military exercise

13. Harimau Shakti- India and Malaysia joint military exercise

14. Exercise Khanjar- India and Kyrgyzstan joint military exercise

15. Lamitye- India and Seychelles joint military exercise

16. Exercise SHAKTI-India and France joint military exercise

17. Vinbax- India and Vietnam Bilateral Army Exercise

18. Ajeya Warrior- India-United Kingdom joint military exercise

19. Imbax-India and Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise

20. Prabal Dostyk-Indian and Kazakhstan Army Exercise

21. Bold Kurukshetra-India and Singapore joint military training exercise

22. Al Nagah- India and Oman

23. Ekuverin- India and Maldives

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Complete List of Military Exercises of Indian Armed Forces: Check here

Complete List of Military Exercises of Indian Armed Forces: The term Military exercise is means large-scale a involvement of military forces from multiple countries or commands. It is designed to demonstrate the level of alliance between those forces and their ability to coordinate. Here we will give you an insight of various exercises conducted by Indian Army with militaries of different countries.

Complete List of Military Exercises of Indian Armed Forces

Multilateral exercise No of Participating countries
COBRA-GOLD Asia – Pacific countries
Samvedna South Asian Region Nations

Important Recent Exercises


Name of Exercise Participating Nations Conducted at
EX Indradhanush – V 2020 Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force (RAF) Air Force Station Hindon, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
AJEYA WARRIOR 2020 India and the United Kingdom The United Kingdom
DefExpo 2020 Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh
‘Sahyog-Kaijin’ India and Japan Chennai
MILAN 2020 Visakhapatnam


BIMSTEC disaster management exercise -2020 India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka & Myanmar Puri (Odisha)
SAMPRITI-IX India and Bangladesh UMROI, Meghalaya, India


Name of Exercise Participating Nations Conducted at
NAVARMS-19 New Delhi
Hand-In-Hand-2019 VIII India and China Umroi, Meghalaya
INDRA 2019 India and Russia Babina (near Jhansi), Pune, and Goa
MITRA SHAKTI VII India and Sri Lanka Pune
SCOJtEx-2019 SCO and India New Delhi
Dustlik-2019 India-Uzbekistan Tashkent
Exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr India and Qatar Doha, Qatar
‘Exercise-SINDU SUDARSHAN-VII’ Indian Army Pokharan, Rajasthan
Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) India and Bangladesh Northern Bay of Bengal
KAZIND-2019 India and Kazakhstan Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
Dharma Guardian India and Japan Mizoram
‘Exercise Shakti-2019’ India and France Rajasthan
2nd Edition of Samudra Shakti India and Indonesia Bay of Bengal
Combat Exercise ‘Him Vijay’ India and  China Arunachal Pradesh
Nomadic Elephant-XIV India and Mongolia Bakloh
“Tiger Triumph” 2019 India and the United States Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
‘Chang Thang’ 2019 India and China Eastern Ladakh, China
SITMEX 2019 India, Thailand and Singapore Port Blair
Ekuverin 2019 India and Maldives Pune, Maharashtra
Yudh Abhyas 2019 India and the US Washington
MAITREE-2019 India and Thailand Meghalaya
MALABAR Exercise 2019 India, Japan and the USA Japan
Indo-Thai CORPAT 2019 India and Thailand Thailand
KAZIND-2019 India and Kazakhstan Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
“TSENTR 2019” China, Tajikistan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan Russia
Warfare Exercise “IndSpaceEx” India Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal
Garuda-VI 2019 Indian Army and French Army Mont de Marsan in France
AL NAGAH III 2019 Indian Army and Royal Oman Army Jabel AI Akhdar training camp, Oman
SAMPRITI – 2019 Indo-Bangladesh Military Exercise Tangail, Bangladesh
INDIA AFRICA FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE (IAFTX)- 2019 India and Africa Military Exercise Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering, Pune
Bold Kurukshetra 2019 India and Singapore Military Exercise Babina Military Station in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh.
SIMBEX 2019 Naval Exercises India, Singapore Naval Exercise The South China Sea.
Varuna 2019 India-France Naval Exercise Goa Coast
AUSINDEX 2019 India and Australia Vishakhapatnam
IMBEX 2018-19 India and Myanmar Chandimandir Military Station
Disaster Control Exercise India and Japan Yokohama in Japan
Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) Sipahijala, Bangladesh
Mitra Shakti VI India- Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

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