New Delhi: Indian and US air forces will engage in joint combat training in West Bengal this month.
The joint combat exercise will be held from April 10 to 21 at the Kalaikunda Air Base in West Bengal. Various types of aircraft from the Indian and US Air Forces will be involved in this joint combat exercise. At the same time, the Japanese Air Force is participating in this exercise only as an observer. The Japanese Air Force will get to see and train the adventure and combat capabilities of the Air Forces of the two countries.
Apart from Kalaikunda, the aircraft will take off from Panagar, Agra and Hinton Air Force Bases for training.
Aircraft such as Rafale, Sukhoi-30 MKI, Tejas, C-17 Globemaster-3, IL-78 in the Indian Air Force and F-15 Eagle jets from the United States will be involved in the training.
China continues to deploy its forces near India’s eastern Ladakh region. The Chinese government is also doing various development works in the area. This situation has been going on for the past 3 years. In response, the Indian Army has also stationed troops on the Indian border. In this situation, various stages of negotiations are going on by the top military officials of the two countries to reduce the tension on the border.
An Air Force official said that for the past 3 years, the joint combat training of the Indian and American Air Forces has been going on.