INDIAN AIR FORCE TO DISPLAY FIREPOWER IN POKHARAN, RAJASTHAN
- Indian Air Force is set to demonstrate its full combat and fire capabilities during ‘Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019’ in the Pokharan firing range close to Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan.
- Akash missile firing, gun firing from Advanced Light Helicopter and MiG 29’s air-to-ground role will be demonstrated in the exercise.
- Defence Minister is scheduled to attend the event.
- Indigenously developed weapons, aircraft and equipment to be displayed include Akash midrange surface to air missile, Astra all weather beyond visual range air-to-air missile, Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Advanced Light Helicopter and Airborne Early Warning and Control systems.
- Ability to detect targets, multi-spectrum capability, swift identification and neutralising targets with precision will also be displayed.
- Fighter planes like MiG 29, Jaguar, Sukhoi-30, Mirage-2000, transport aircraft like AN-32, C 130, Mi-17 VS and MI-35 helicopters will be among other aircraft used during the demonstration.
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