IAF EX Eastern Bridge-V COmmences with Royal Air Force Oman

IAF EX Eastern Bridge-V COmmences with Royal Air Force Oman


Indian Air Force is Participating in a bilateral joint exercise with Royal Air Force Oman (RAFO), named as EX- Eastern Bridge-V scheduled from 17 Oct- 26 Oct at Air Force Base Masirah. The last exercise, Eastern Bridge IV was held in 2017 at Jamnagar. It is for the first time that MIG-29 fighter aircraft will be participating ia an International Exercise which is been conducted outside India.

Indian Air Force contingent comprises of MIG-29 and C-17 Aircraft. MIG-29 will  be exercising with Royal Air FOrce Oman's Eurofighter Typhoon, F-16 and Hawk. The Exercise will enhance inter-operability during mutual operations between the two Air Forces and Will provide an opportunity to learn from each other's best practises.

 The participation of Indian Air Forc es in the exercise will also promote professional interaction, exchange of experience and operational knowledge. Besides strenghting bilatetral relation, it will also provide a good opportunity to the air-warriors to operate in  international environment

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