Indian Army conducts combat free fall, special heliborne operations: ‘ZAPAD 2021’ in Russia

Indian Army personnel conducted combat free fall, special heliborne operations and other mechanized manoeuvres during multi-national military exercise “ZAPAD 2021” at Mulino Training Ground in Russia’s Nizhniy, officials said on Monday.

“The final validation exercise of #ZAPAD2021 was conducted at Mulino Training Ground, Russia. #IndianArmy contingent participated in the final exercise and undertook Combat Free Fall, Special Heliborne Operation and mechanized manoeuvres,” Indian Army said in a tweet.

The Indian Army is participating in Zapad is a 13-day exercise that started on September 3 and will end on September 16.

More than a dozen countries from Eurasia and South Asia also participated in ZAPAD 2021.