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India, France, UAE carry out mega air exercise over Arabian Sea

Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST
  • The exercise 'Desert Knight' featured several frontline aerial assets and combat jets of the air forces of the three countries, officials said.
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The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently participated in Exercise Desert Knight along with the French Air and Space Force (FASF) and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force conducted over the Arabian Sea.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST

The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently participated in Exercise Desert Knight along with the French Air and Space Force (FASF) and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force conducted over the Arabian Sea.(ANI)

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent in the drills included Su-30 MKI, MiG-29, and Jaguar fighter jets, as well as AWACS (airborne early warning and control aircraft), a C-130-J transport plane, and air-to-air refuelling aircraft. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST

The Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent in the drills included Su-30 MKI, MiG-29, and Jaguar fighter jets, as well as AWACS (airborne early warning and control aircraft), a C-130-J transport plane, and air-to-air refuelling aircraft. (ANI)

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France's participation featured the Rafale fighter aircraft and a Multi-Role Tanker Transport, while the UAE Air Force deployed the F-16. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST

France's participation featured the Rafale fighter aircraft and a Multi-Role Tanker Transport, while the UAE Air Force deployed the F-16. (PTI)

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These aircraft operated from the Al Dhafra air base in the UAE.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST

These aircraft operated from the Al Dhafra air base in the UAE.  (PTI)

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"The main focus of exercise 'Desert Knight' was on enhancing synergy and interoperability between the three air forces," the Indian Air Force said. (X/@IAF_MCC) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"The main focus of exercise 'Desert Knight' was on enhancing synergy and interoperability between the three air forces," the Indian Air Force said. (X/@IAF_MCC)

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The exercise took place in the Indian FIR (Flight Information Regions) and with IAF aircraft operated from several bases in India. (X/@IAF_MCC) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 24, 2024 03:27 PM IST

The exercise took place in the Indian FIR (Flight Information Regions) and with IAF aircraft operated from several bases in India. (X/@IAF_MCC)

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