South Africa started joint military exercise with Russia-China.
South Africa is conducting a joint military exercise with Russia & China.
The US has also criticized the 10-day naval exercise to mark the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine. This military exercise will start on 17 Feb & will run till 27 Feb 2023.
The Mosi II naval exercise is taking place in the Indian Ocean off the South African coast. The South African National Defense Force says 350 members of its armed forces will participate.
Russia has announced that it will send its Admiral Gorshkov warship, which will carry Zircon hypersonic missiles. They fly at more than nine times the speed of sound and have a range of 1,000 km (620 mi).