Focus: GS II: Security Challenges
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IAF to participate in Exercise INIOCHOS-23 in Greece.
- Exercise INIOCHOS-23 is a multi-national air exercise hosted by Greece Air Force.
- Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate from April 24 to May 4.
- IAF will participate in three exercises simultaneously.
- IAF will participate with four Su-30 MKI and two C-17 aircraft
- The exercise will be conducted at Andravida Air Base in Greece
- To enhance international cooperation, synergy and interoperability amongst participating Air Forces
- Conducted in a realistic combat scenario involving multiple types of air and surface assets
- Participating contingents can engage in professional interactions
- Provide valuable insight into each other’s best practices