Indian Army and Air Force Contingent Departs for India-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise KAZIND-2023

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Source: The post is based on the article “Indian Army and Air Force Contingent Departs for India-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise KAZIND-2023published in “PIB” on 30th October 2023

Why in the News?

The 7th edition of Joint Military ‘Exercise KAZIND-2023’ will be conducted at Otar, Kazakhstan.

What is Exercise KAZIND?

SpecificationDetails
Conducted betweenIndia and Kazakhstan
Started in 2016
Earlier NameExercise PRABAL DOSTYK
TypeAnnual Exercise
AimTo enhance the capabilities of both sides in counter-terrorism operations within the purview of United Nations mandates
SignificanceFrom 2023, it has been upgraded as a bi service exercise (Both Indian Army and Indian Air Force participates)

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