Indo-France joint military exercise on Mar 7-8

Thiruvananthapuram: The maiden joint military exercise `FRINJEX-23’ between Indian Army and French Army will be conducted at Pangode Military Station here on March 7 and 8.
It is for the first time both the nations are engaging in this format with each contingent comprising of a Company Group. The French contingent is part of French Marine Regiment on board DIXMUDE mission.
The exercise is aimed at enhancing inter-operability, coordination and cooperation between both forces at tactical level. The exercise is unique in its concept and participation with largest ever contingent being fielded by Thiruvananthapuram based Indian Army troops and FRENCH 6th LIGHT ARMOURED BRIGADE. The theme for the exercise is based on “Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Operations in a Contested Environment”.
The Joint exercise will consolidate the Indo-France strategic partnership at the tactical level and will build a strong foundation for both the nations to collaborate for peace and Harmony.

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