Indian Air Force contingent comprising 145 air warriors have departed from Jamnagar Air Force Station to participate in the multilateral air exercise Cobra Warrior at the Washington Air Force Base of the United kingdom.
Air Forces from Finland, Sweden, South Africa, the United States and Singapore will be participating in the multilateral air exercise Cobra Warrior along with Royal Air Force and the Indian Air Force.
IAF is participating in the exercise with five Mirage 2000 fighters, two C-17 Globemaster, and an IL-78 mid air refueller. The aim of the exercise is to participate in diverse fighter aircraft engagements and learn from the best practices of various Air Forces.
Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force on Saturday informed that the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, LCA Tejas will make its debut in a multi-lateral ‘Exercise Desert Flag’ in the United Arab Emirates. The IAF will take part in the exercise with its five Tejas aircrafts and two C-17 Globemaster aircrafts.
The exercise is scheduled to begin from February 27 and will continue till March 17.
Air forces from the UAE, France, Kuwait, Australia, the UK, Bahrain, Morocco, Spain, the Republic of Korea, and the US would be participating in the exercise.