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Exercise INIOCHOS-23

Exercise INIOCHOS-23:

The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently announced that it will take part in Exercise INIOCHOS-23 in Greece.

  • Exercise INIOCHOS-23 is an annual multi-national air exercise hosted by the Hellenic Air Force, the air force of Greece.
  • It is based on the Single Base Concept, which means the entire exercise takes place from a single air base.
  • INIOCHOS-23 will be conducted at the Andravida Air Base in Greece.
  • Objective is to enhance international cooperation, synergy and interoperability amongst the participating air forces.
  • The exercise will be conducted in a realistic combat scenario involving multiple types of air and surface assets.
  • It will also enable the participating contingents to engage in professional interactions, providing valuable insight into each other’s best practices.
  • The IAF will be participating with four Su-30 MKI and two C-17 aircraft.
  • Apart from the hosts, the USA, France and Italy, and others like Jordan and Saudi Arabia are participating in INIOCHOS-23.