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Ex VINBAX 2022- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: International Relations- Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

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Ex VINBAX 2022 in News

  • The 3rd Edition of Vietnam India Bilateral Army Exercise “Ex VINBAX 2022” is scheduled to be conducted at Chandimandir from 01 to 20 Aug 2022.

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Ex VINBAX 2022

  • Background: The exercise VINBAX 2022 is a sequel to previously conducted bilateral exercise in Vietnam in 2019.
  • About: Ex VINBAX 2022 is a bilateral joint military exercise between India and Vietnam military.
    • Ex VINBAX 2022 is a major milestone in strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Vietnam.
    • Indian Army is being represented by troops from the 105 Engineer Regiment in the Ex VINBAX 2022.
  • Location: 3rd VINBAX 2022 Exercise will be held at Chandimandir
  • Ex VINBAX 2022 Theme: Theme of the third VINBAX 2022 exercise is “employment and deployment of an Engineer Company and a Medical Team under United Nations Contingent for Peacekeeping Operations”.
  • Key Activities to be Undertaken: Under Ex VINBAX 2022-
    • A 48 hours Validation Exercise is part of the schedule to assess the standards achieved by both contingents while executing technical military operations under similar scenarios in UN missions.
    • A Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief demonstration and equipment display will showcase India’s capacity to undertake rescue and relief operations during natural and manmade disasters utilising indigenous solutions.


Ex VINBAX 2022 Significance

  • India and Vietnam share a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and defence cooperation is a key pillar of this partnership.
  • Vietnam is an important partner in India’s Act East policy and the Indo-Pacific vision and VINBAX 2022 will help in strengthening it.
  • The conduct of Ex VINBAX – 2022 as a field training exercise with enhanced scope from previous editions of bilateral exercise will-
    • Strengthen mutual confidence, inter-operability and
    • Enable sharing of best practices between the Indian Army and Vietnam People’s Army.
  • The joint exercise will also provide an opportunity to the troops of both the Contingents to learn about the social and cultural heritage of each other.


India-Vietnam Relations: India and Vietnam Sign Mutual Logistics Agreement

India-Vietnam Relations: India and Vietnam Sign Mutual Logistics Agreement

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