NEW DELHI: Indian Army is flexing muscles for a grand multinational military exercise with the 16 nations of the world in this year.
India will hold joint military drills with 16 countries.
According to an Indian news agency, Defence Minister Subhash Bhamre told parliament that India will be conducted joint military drills with Australia, Bangladesh, China, France, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UAE and US in the ongoing year.
He said that through the drills exchange of military experiences, training, seminars, workshops and other activities will be organized.
He asserted that the drills aim to promote bilateral defence cooperation among the countries.