22 October 2008

India Spreads Its Military Wings

India is not just sending a warship to patrol the Horn of Africa, and participating in the maneuvers of the NATO task force. They are also touting a growing number of cooperative exercises with other nations:
During the last three years Indian Defence Forces conducted Joint Military Exercises with countries such as China, Maldives, Mongolia, Russia, Seychelles, Singapore, Thailand, Oman, Sri Lanka, Brazil, South Africa, UK, USA and France.
It also proposed to hold such exercises abroad in the near future. The Government proposes to hold Joint Military Exercises with countries with whom it has relevant agreements in future also, as it enables adoption of best practices to strengthen the military base.

By: Brant

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