Poket News

6th edition of Indo-French joint military exercise


  • The Sixth Edition of Indo: France joint military exercise Ex SHAKTI 2021 has commenced at the Military School of Draguignan, France.  
  • The Indian Army contingent is being represented by a composite team of three Officers, three Junior Commissioned Officers and 37 soldiers from a battalion of Gorkha Rifles and Support Arms.
  • The training so far has focused on aspects of joint planning, mutual understanding of conduct of operations and identification of coordination aspects required for jointly operating in a Counter-Terrorism environment under United Nations mandate.