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Exercise Red Flag

Exercise Red Flag:

Eight Indian Rafale fighter jets, accompanied by two IL-78 air-to-air refuellers and three C-17 Globemaster-III strategic airlift aircraft, are poised to participate in the prestigious multi-national ‘Red Flag’ exercise in Alaska, USA.

  • The two-week advanced aerial combat training exercise, Exercise Red Flag, aims to integrate aircrew in a multinational environment, with over 100 aircraft from four nations and around 3,100 personnel participating from 1st -14th June 2024.
  • The IAF participated twice in the Red Flag exercise, known as the most realistic air combat training, where fighter pilots refine skills against numerous targets, authentic threats, and adversary forces.