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In a first, IAF jets to take part in Oman drill

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 18, 2019, 2:42 am IST
Updated : Oct 18, 2019, 2:42 am IST

The last exercise, Eastern Bridge-IV was held in 2017 at Jamnagar.

IAF contingent comprises of MiG-29 and C-17 aircraft. MiG-29 will be exercising with Royal Air Force Oman’s Euro-fighter Typhoon, F-16 and Hawk.  (Photo: ANI)
 IAF contingent comprises of MiG-29 and C-17 aircraft. MiG-29 will be exercising with Royal Air Force Oman’s Euro-fighter Typhoon, F-16 and Hawk. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: For the first time, the  Indian Air Force (IAF) is sending it’s MiG 29 aircraft to an international exercise.

Indian Air Force is participating in a bilateral joint exercise with Royal Air Force Oman (RAFO) “Eastern Bridge-V”  sch-eduled from 17-26 Oct-ober at Air Force Base Masirah.

IAF contingent comprises of MiG-29 and C-17 aircraft. MiG-29 will be exercising with Royal Air Force Oman’s Euro-fighter Typhoon, F-16 and Hawk. The exercise will enhance inter-operability during mutual operations between the two Air Forces and will provide an opportunity to learn from each other’s best practices.

The last exercise,  Eastern Bridge-IV was held in 2017 at Jamnagar.  “The participation of Indian Air Force in the exercise will also promote professional interaction, exchange of experience and operational knowledge,” said a senior IAF official.

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