MOSCOW, October 1. /TASS/. A number of international exercises, including those with the participation of the armed forces of Russia, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and others is planned in 2016, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces, Colonel General Oleg Salyukov told reporters on Thursday.
"Next year, the General Command of the Land Forces plans a series of joint exercises with ground troops units of foreign states’ armies," he said.
In particular, proposals are being prepared for 2016 on the participation of the Land Forces’ formations and units in joint military peacekeeping and antiterrorist exercises with units of the armed forces of Pakistan, India, Mongolia, Vietnam, the Republic of Belarus, as well as with the armed force units of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states, Salyukov said.
"The Indra-2015 joint [Russia-India] exercise will be held at the Bikaner range in India this November with the participation of the personnel of the separate motorised rifle brigade of the Southern Military District," the commander said.