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Exercise KAZIND-2023

Exercise KAZIND-2023:

The Indian Army and Indian Air Force contingent, comprising 120 personnel, departed to take part in the Joint Military ‘Exercise KAZIND-2023’ which will be conducted at Otar, Kazakhstan, from October 30th to November 11th, 2023.

  • Exercise KAZIND-2023 is the 7th edition of Kazind exercise.
  • The Joint Exercise between India and Kazakhstan was instituted as ‘Exercise PRABAL DOSTYK’ in the year 2016.
  • After the second edition, the Exercise was upgraded to a company-level exercise and renamed as ‘Exercise KAZIND’.
  • The Exercise has been further upgraded as a Bi-service Exercise this year by including the Air Force component.
  • In this edition of the Exercise, both sides will practise conduct of Counter Terrorism operations in a sub-conventional environment under United Nations mandate.
  • The contingents will jointly rehearse various tactical drills to include Raid, Search and Destroy Operations, Small Team Insertion and Extraction operations, etc.
  • The scope of the Exercise also includes conduct of Counter Unmanned Aerial System Operations.