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Indian Air Force Participating in Exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’.

A team of 45 members of the Indian Air Force left for Israel is participating in exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’.

Indian Air Force Participating in Exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’.

  • This is the first time the Indian Air Force is operating with Israeli AF in a multilateral exercise setting. 
  • This exercise gives an opportunity to the IAF to share and learn best practices with some of the best professionals from other Air Forces. 
  • Blue Flag is a bi-annual multilateral exercise which aims at strengthening military cooperation amongst participating nations. 
  • Indian Air Force is participating with the C-130J special operations aircraft along with Garud commandos. 
  • The exercise would provide a platform for sharing of knowledge, combat experience and in improving operational capability of the participating nations.
  •  The exercise is being conducted at Uvda Air Force Base in Israel from 02-16 Nov 17. The team consists of personnel from various combat elements of the IAF and is led by Gp Capt Maluk Singh VSM.
Indian Air Force Participating in Exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’. Indian Air Force Participating in Exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’. Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 06, 2017 Rating: 5

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