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Indo-French “EX SHAKTI 2021”


The 6th edition of Indo-France Joint Military Exercise- EX SHAKTI 2021 will be conducted from 15 to 26 November 2021 in Frejus, France.

  • From Indian Army, a platoon of Gorkha Rifles Infantry Battalion will participate in this bilateral exercise.
  • Exercise SHAKTI will focus on Counter-Terrorism operations in backdrop of semi-urban terrain under United Nations Mandate with an aim to enhance military cooperation and inter-operability between the two Armies.
  • The last edition of Exercise SHAKTI was conducted at Foreign Training Node in Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan from 31 Oct to 13 November 2019 in which Counter-Terrorism operations in semi-desert terrain were practised and validated.
  • India and France carry out three biennial training exercises namely, Exercise GARUDA with Indian Airforce, Exercise VARUNA with Indian Navy and Exercise SHAKTI with Indian Army.