IAF will take part in a three-week multilateral air exercise at Waddington in the United Kingdom


Posted on 23 February 2022


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With a fleet of five Tejas light combat aircraft, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will take part in a three-week multilateral air exercise at Waddington in the United Kingdom beginning March 6. The 'Cobra Warrior 22' exercise, according to the IAF, is aimed at giving operational experience and sharing best practices among participating air forces. The exercise, which will take place from March 6 to 27, will serve as a platform for the indigenously developed Tejas aircraft to demonstrate their maneuverability and operational capability, according to the statement. According to the IAF, five Tejas aircraft would travel to the United Kingdom, while the C-17s will supply the fleet with necessary transport assistance.


Key Points


  • With a fleet of five Tejas light combat aircraft, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will take part in a three-week multilateral air exercise at Waddington in the United Kingdom beginning March 6. 

  • The exercise, which will take place from March 6 to 27, will serve as a platform for the indigenously developed Tejas aircraft to demonstrate their maneuverability and operational capability, according to the statement. 


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