Indian Air Force will participate in the Cobra Warrior air exercise at Waddington, UK.
An Indian Air Force contingent consisting of 145 Air Warriors departed from Jamnagar Air Force Station on 26 February to participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior at the Royal Air Force’s Waddington Air Force Base in the UK.
This exercise is scheduled to be held from 6 to 24 March 2023.
Exercise Cobra Warrior is a multilateral air military exercise in which the air forces of Finland, Sweden, South Africa, the United States and Singapore are also participating along with the Royal Air Force and the Indian Air Force.
The Indian Air Force is participating in the exercise this year with five Mirage 2000 fighter jets, two C-17 Globemaster III and one IL-78 mid air refueller aircraft. The objective of this Cobra Warrior exercise is to engage in diverse activities of different fighter aircraft and learn from the best practices of different air forces.