Exercise INIOCHOS-23

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be participating in Exercise INIOCHOS-23, a multi-national air exercise hosted by the Hellenic Air Force, the air force of Greece.

An overview of the news

  • The exercise will be conducted at the Andravida Air Base in Greece from 24 Apr 2023 to 4 May 2023. 

  • The Indian Air Force will be participating with four Su-30 MKI and two C-17 aircraft.

  • The exercise will be conducted in a realistic combat scenario involving a wide variety of air and surface assets.

  • It will also enable participating parties to engage in professional interactions, providing valuable insight into each other's best practices.

Objective of Exercise INIOCHOS-23

  • The exercise aims to enhance international cooperation, synergy and interoperability among the participating air forces.

About exercise INIOCHOS-23

  • This exercise to be held at Greece's Andravida Air Base is considered to be Europe's biggest air exercise.

  • Many countries like France, Italy are participating in this. The Indian Air Force will participate in this exercise for the first time.

  • The exercise will see participation of air assets from countries like France, USA, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Jordan apart from India's Su-30MKIs.

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