The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first advanced airlifter Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flew to India to be added into the fleet of India Air Force. Boeing is expected to deliver four more C-17s to the IAF this year and five in 2014.
Utility: The C-17 will equip the IAF with amongst the world’s most advanced humanitarian and strategic capabilities. It has versatile capability to perform a wide range of operations, from peacekeeping and disaster relief to troop movements from semi-prepared airfields.
Month:Current Affairs – June, 2013 Categories: Defence
Tags: Airforce • Current Affairs 2013
This year’s Indo-Russian joint military exercise INDRA 2013 is scheduled to be conducted in October 2013 at Mahajan field firing range of Rajasthan in India.
Teams from both sides will practice joint planning and execution of anti-terrorist missions and leading intelligence activities by the serviceman.
In 2012, The Indo-Russian Joint Military Exercise Indra 2012 was at Burduny training range in the Siberian republic of Buryatia in Russia. The two countries have already conducted six Indra-series joint exercises since 2003.
Month:Current Affairs – June, 2013 Categories: Defence • International
Tags: Current Affairs 2013 • India-International Relations • India-Russia • Russia