IndiaC-130J Super Hercules landing test vehicle in Rajasthan

C-130J Super Hercules landing test vehicle in Rajasthan


An emergency landing site has been set up at Khandwa Buxar on the highway in Rajasthan’s Barmer district yesterday. Air Force MI-17 V5 helicopters took off from the site during the rehearsal. Image: PTI

New Delhi

On the National Highway of Rajasthan C-130J Super Hercules The Air Force set a record by landing the aircraft in test mode. It was attended by Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Air Chief Marshal Badaria.

An emergency landing between Chatta-Khandav has been set up on the 925-A National Highway in the Barmer district of Rajasthan under the Bharatmala project. It is 3 km long and 33 m wide. This facility has been set up for the emergency landing of Indian Air Force aircraft during wartime. It is possible to park planes on both sides.

This emergency landing belongs to the Air Force C-130J Super Hercules The plane landed successfully in test mode yesterday. Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and Air Force Commander RKS Badaria were also present.

The Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet, AN-32 military transport aircraft and MI-17 V5 helicopter were also successfully landed in the presence of Union Ministers.

about this Rajnath Singh Speaking, “Congratulations to everyone who worked on this project. We have seen cars, trucks and buses on the highway so far. You can no longer see the planes. This feature is very important. This is because the place went to war in 1971 (with Pakistan). The international border is located near this place. This emergency landing site is located to ensure that India is always ready to defend the sovereignty and integrity of Nat Din. This facility will not only help in war but also in carrying out rescue and relief operations during natural disasters. ”

It will be the first national highway in the country to have an emergency landing facility for Indian Air Force aircraft. Called the ‘Force Multiplier’ by the Air Force, it will add strength to its Western force capability. Pakistan is 40 km from the international border. It is located in the distance.

Near this site, 3 helicopter landings have been set up at Kundanpura, Singhania and Buxar villages. – PTI

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