Current Affairs - Defence/Military Exercises

Annual Bilateral Maritime Exercise Konkan 2023

From 20th to 22nd March, 2023, the annual bilateral maritime exercise Konkan 2023 was held off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.

Exercise La Perouse – 2023

On March 13-14, 2023, the Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri and INS Jyoti took part in the third edition of the multilateral exercise La Perouse, which was conducted in the Indian Ocean Region.

Exercise Sea Dragon 23

On March 14, 2023, a P8I aircraft of the Indian Navy arrived at Guam, USA, to participate in the third edition of Exercise Sea Dragon 23, conducted by the US Navy. "

Exercise ‘Bold Kurukshetra’

The Indian Army and the Singapore Army successfully concluded the 13th edition of the bilateral armour exercise, "Exercise Bold Kurukshetra," held at the Jodhpur Military Station from 06-13 March 2023.

Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX)

On 10th and 11th March 2023, INS Sahyadri, a guided missile frigate of the Indian Navy, participated in a two-day Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) with two warships from the French Navy in the Arabian Sea.

Exercise 'Tropex-23’

The Indian Navy's biggest-ever biennial exercise, 'Tropex-23', has concluded after covering over 21 million square nautical miles across the Indian Ocean. It was set in the Indian Ocean including the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

Joint Military Training-2022

On 03 November 2022, the 11th edition of the annual Joint Military Training (JMT) between the Indian Air Force (lAF) and the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) commenced at Air Force Station, Kalaikunda.


Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force (FASF) carried out bilateral exercise Garuda-VII at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 26 October to 12 November 2022.

‘Simbex’ - 2022

The Indian Navy hosted the 29th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) from 26 to 30 October, 2022 at Visakhapatnam.

JATE “Manesar Anti-Terror 2022”

The National Security Guard (NSG) is holding the stage 2 of a multinational joint anti-terror exercise (JATE) from October 8 to October 13 at its campus at Manesar in Gurugram under the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) framework.

  • The stage 2 of the exercise is being participated by eight representatives from national counter terrorism forces of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation and NSG of India.

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