The inaugural Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 started with a grand opening ceremony at Aundh Military Station, Pune.
Contingents of the 17 African Nations came together for the opening ceremony along with a contingent of Maratha Light Infantry representing India. The aim of the exercise is to practice the participating nations in planning and conduct of Humanitarian Mine Assistance and Peace Keeping Operations.
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Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains Exam:
- General Bipin Rawat is the present Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army.