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ZAPAD 2021: Multinational Exercise

Multinational Exercise ZAPAD 2021

A contingent of 200 Army personnel will participate in the multinational Exercise ZAPAD 2021 being held at Nizhniy, Russia from September 3 to 16, the Army said.

  • Of the 17 countries invited for the exercise, there are nine Participating countries and eight Observers including China and Pakistan.
  • ZAPAD 2021 is one of the theatre level exercises of Russian armed forces and will focus primarily on operations against terrorists.
  • The NAGA Battalion group participating in the exercise will feature an all arms combined task force.
  • The exercise aims to enhance military and strategic ties amongst the participating nations while they plan and execute this exercise.