22 July 2018 Current Affairs: The Army games are organised annually by Russia and this year 28 competitions will be held in seven countries including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia. This year the Games will bring together 181 teams from 32 countries.
Military servicemen from Algeria, Vietnam, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan and the Philippines will demonstrate their skill for the first time.
The Indian Army will be participating in two team competitions - the Tank Biathlon and Elbrus Ring - being held in Russia.
The army will also be participating as observers in two events in Russia and three events in China. The events in China would be the ‘Suvorov’, ‘Seaborne assault’- an amphibious operation, and ‘Safe Route’.