The Indo-French Air Exercise “Garuda V” which commenced on 03 June 2014 successfully concluded, where both the air forces engaged in aerial combat including Air to Air refuelling. The challenging and realistic missions executed throughout Garuda-V as well as the sharing of know-how and operational lessons have enhanced the operational capabilities of both teams as well as reinforced the cooperation between French and Indian Air Forces. The French detachment comprised of 4 Rafales and 1 C- 135 French Refueller aircraft while the IAF fielded 4 Su-30MKI, 4 MiG 21 Bison, 4 MiG 27 (Upgraded), as well as an IL-78 tanker aircraft and an Airborne Warning and control system IL-76 (AWACS).
Exercise Garuda-v" successully concludes at Jodhapur
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