India-Russia Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Army selects Russian Igla-S missile system

Indian Army has picked Russia’s Igla-S missile system as choice for its multibillion dollar contract for man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS). Igla-S bid around $1.47 billion from Russia’s Rosoboronexport had emerged lowest bidder for Indian Army’s Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) deal. The other bidders were MBDA of France (bid of $3.68 billion) and Read More…

Indra 2018: India, Russia joint military exercise held in Jhansi, UP

The joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 was conducted at Babina Field Firing Ranges, Babina Military Station Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. It was tenth exercise in the series of Exercise INDRA aimed at increasing interoperability between Indian and Russian Armies. EXERCISE INDRA 2018 The aim of the exercise was to practice joint Read More…

Aviaindra 18: India, Russia Air Force joint exercise commences

India and Russia joint air exercise Aviaindra 18 was held in Lipetsk, Russia from September 17 to 28, 2018. The second session of Aviaindra 18 will be conducted in Jodhpur, Rajasthan (India) from December 10 Dec to 22, 2018 Exercise Aviaindra-18 Exercise Aviaindra is Air Force level exercise between India and Russia. It was conducted Read More…

INS Vikramaditya for first time to be fitted with marine hydraulic system

India’s only aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya for the first time will be fitted with marine hydraulic system to boost the air operations of the ship. It will be fitted with two marine hydraulic systems whose technical terms go by “GS-1MF” and “GS-3”. Key Facts Marine hydraulic systems GS-1MF and GS-3 will be used for refuelling, Read More…

Indra 2018: Tri-service joint India-Russia military exercise to be conducted in India

The tri-service joint military exercise Indra-2018 between India and Russia will take place at Indian military base in second half 2018. In this regard, Russian military delegation visited India to discuss logistics of the exercise. In this edition of exercise, combined military units of Russian Eastern Military District will participate in military drills. Members of Read More…