IAF conducts war exercise Gagan Shakti at Hindon airbase

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Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 15 (ANI): The Indian Air Force conducted war exercise Gagan Shakti at Hindon airbase on April 14. The aim of this exercise is real time coordination, deployment and employment of Air Power in a short and intense battle scenario. Indian Air Force exercised the entire machinery during the exercise to validate its concept of operations and war waging capability. This exercise will hone the war fighting skills of the air warriors in a real time scenario, thus affirming the IAF's role as the cutting edge of our nation's military capability. Gagan Shakti 2018 is IAF’s biggest ever exercise that mobilised more than 1100 combat, transport and rotary wing (helicopter) aircraft. More than 300 officers and 15000 air warriors are participating in the exercise.

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