IAF Carried out fighter aircraft operation from civil air fields

SU-30s operated from Kolkata and Guwahati and Hawk jets from Andal  from 01 May  to 02 May  19 , in which both day and night operations were carried out.’


Guwahati

Eastern Air command of IAF Carried out  fighter aircraft operation from civil air fields of Guwahati , Kolkata and Andal .

The aim was to use the civil airport under it’s AOR in case of any eventuality , validate the  fighter operations procedure , familiarise the crew and pilots about the Air Field and coordinate with civil agencies for these operations.

In view of this,  SU-30s operated from Kolkata and Guwahati and Hawk jets from Andal  from 01 May  to 02 May  19 , in which both day and night operations were carried out.’

IAF Carried out  fighter aircraft operation from civil air fields

Air Mshl Sandeep Singh , SASO , EAC  expressed satisfaction and conveyed that  exercise achieved all it’s aim and such training gives us  the flexibility to shift operating base if the need arises   He further emphasised the  significance of operating from Kolkata as it is vital for  maritime operational significance

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