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Indian Air Force will participate in exercise INIOCHOS-23 held in Greece from 24 April to 4 May 2023.

The Indian Air Force (IAF), on Thursday (20th April 2023), announced that it will take part in Exercise INIOCHOS-23 in Greece.

* Exercise INIOCHOS-23 is a multi-national air exercise hosted by the Hellenic Air Force. The exercise will be conducted at the Andravida Air Base in Greece from April 24, 2023, until May 4, 2023.

The Indian Air Force will participate with four Su-30 MKI and two C-17 aircrafts.

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a twinjet multirole air superiority fighter developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under license by India's Hindustan Aeronautics. While the C-17 Globemaster III is a strategic transport aircraft, able to airlift cargo close to a battle area.

Other nations are also expected to take part. It will include Cyprus with an AW139 Helicopter; France with Rafales; Italy with Tornados; Jordan with F-16s; Saudi Arabia with F-15s; Slovenia with PC-9s; Spain with EF-18s; and the USA with F-16s and MQ-9s. Additionally, Austria will participate with INTEL personnel and Canada with Air Battle Managers.

Aim : The aim of the exercise is to enhance international cooperation, synergy and interoperability among the participating Air Forces..

Source : CNBC

Published On : April 21, 2023
Category : Defence