Now at the site Burdun Eastern Military Area (OIE) over the international Russian-Indian teaching "Indra-2012".
In the final step of the process of teaching a joint group of Russian and Indian armed forces conducted an operation to destroy illegal armed units conditional. Artillery, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles to suppress the resistance of the terrorists. Tactical air support teams on the field of battle had assault and army aviation.
On the Russian side to the maneuvers were involved mechanized infantry and tank units, mortar battery, grenade launcher and flamethrower units involved self-propelled artillery "Carnation" and multiple launch rocket systems "Grad". In addition, the operation involved in the Su-25, Su-24 bombers, a unit of the Mi-24 for the application of simulated enemy fire damage and the army aviation unit helicopter Mi-8, to provide air support for the troops. The crew of the Mi-8 MT was also carried out the evacuation of wounded soldiers suspended from the battlefield.
Summarizing the results of the preparatory exercise "Indra-2012", the deputy commander of the Eastern Military Area, Major General Vladimir Zielke and a representative of the Indian armed forces, Brigadier General H. Kahlon congratulated all the participants on the successful completion of teaching gifted with the best military commemorative medals and gifts.
Recall that teaching "Indra" for the first time took place on the territory of the Eastern Military Area, and in a Counterterrorism temper. It participated about 250 troops from the Russian side and the same on the part of the Indian armed forces were involved in about 50 units of military and special equipment. It should be noted that the Indian military at the time of exercise was transferred to Russian military equipment — infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2 and T-72 tanks.