The 7th edition of Indo-French air exercise Garuda VII culminates in Jodhpur
Garuda-VII – the 7th edition of the bilateral air exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the French Air and Space Force (FASF), concluded at Air Force Station, Jodhpur on Saturday.
With meticulous planning and execution of various phases of the exercise, personnel of the IAF and the FASF were exposed to realistic air combat simulations and the associated Combat Support Operations. This enabled the participating contingents to engage in wide-ranging interactions, providing valuable insight into each other’s best practices.
The French Air and Space Force participated in the exercise with Rafale fighter aircraft and A-330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft, while the IAF contingent comprised Su-30 MKI, Rafale, LCA ‘Tejas’ and Jaguar fighter aircraft.
This fighter element was complemented by the IAF’s Flight Refuelling Aircraft, AWACS, and AEW&C, as well as Mi-17 helicopters and the newly inducted LCH ‘Prachanda’.
Officials said that exercise Garuda-VII provided the two Air Forces with the opportunity for professional interaction and sharing of operational knowledge and experience. The exercise also provided a platform for cultural exchange between the Air Force personnel of both countries, said the officials.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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