Indian Army Participates in ‘Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23’ in Egypt

Indian Army Participates in ‘Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23’ in Egypt

  • The Indian Army is participating in the ‘Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23’, which is the largest ever joint military exercise in Middle East & North Africa region. 
  • The first edition of the Exercise was conducted in the year 1980 in Egypt.
  • Indian Army contingent comprising of 137 personnel is participating with INS Sumedha in the exercise.
  • The exercise has been organised at Mohammed Naguib Military Base in Egypt from 31 August to 14 September 2023. 
  • Overall 34 countries are participating in the 2023 edition of the multinational Tri-Services military exercise.
  • The joint military exercise will be led by US CENTCOM and Egyptian Army.
  • Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23 will provide opportunity to Indian Army to share best practices and experiences with other armies for enhancing overall defence cooperation.

Points to Remember:

  1. Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23 is being held in which country?
  2. How many countries are participating in Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23?
  3. Which Indian ship is taking part in Exercise BRIGHT STAR- 23?

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