02.15.16

Seychelles and India to hold 7th joint military exercise

Posted in International relations at 2:15 pm by Robert Klien

The armies of Seychelles and India will hold a 7th joint military training exercise from February 15 to 28. The exercise between the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF) and the Indian Army will be conducted at Seychelles Defence Academy (SDA) in Victoria.

According to the statement, the SPDF will be represented by 20 personnel from a Special Forces unit and 32 from Seychelles Infantry, and the Indian contingent will comprise of an Infantry platoon and representatives from the Special Forces.

India and Seychelles have been conducting joint exercises since 2001 to enhance military cooperation and interoperability between the two jurisdictions.

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