The Indian Air Force will perform Exercise ‘Pralay’ involving all its main air bases within the northeast together with the just lately moved drone squadrons amid the continued standoff with China, knowledgeable officers.
The huge air train deliberate to be held within the subsequent few days additionally comes at a time when the Indian Air Force has deployed and activated the S-400 air defence squadron within the space which may tackle any enemy plane or missile from a distance of as much as 400 km.
According to officers, the train would see main fight belongings of the Air Force together with the Rafale and Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets activated together with the transport and different plane.
The Air Force just lately moved a squadron of drones from different bases to the northeast to enhance its capabilities of monitoring adversary actions alongside the Sikkim and the Siliguri Corridor sector.
The Chinese have additionally been growing their actions alongside the Doklam space and are beneath the fixed watch of Indian safety businesses, as per officers.
This is the second such command-level train carried out by the Air Force in current months.
The Indian Air Force’s Eastern Command in Shillong has the whole northeast air house to take care of alongside the China border and continuously scrambles its fighters the second the Chinese attempt to fly too near the LAC or transfer in a route in the direction of Indian areas there.
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