Highlights of ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’; Indian Air Force conducted 11,000 sorties

A total of 11,000 sorties were conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) during its biggest war-like exercise ‘Gagan-Shakti’. The two-week long exercise concluded on 22nd April. These number sorties are generally done in a month’s time. Out of these 11,000 sorties, 9,000 done by the fighter aircraft alone were conducted in the pan-India exercise. … Continue reading Highlights of ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’; Indian Air Force conducted 11,000 sorties

Indian Air Force Conducts Advance Landing Ground Operations During ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’

The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) in several areas in North East sector as part of the ongoing Gagan Shakti 2018 exercise. ALGs are unprepared airstrips which are usually placed at a short notice in far flung areas having challenging terrain with limited rail and road connectivity. As India has many … Continue reading Indian Air Force Conducts Advance Landing Ground Operations During ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’

Indian Navy Trolls China Through Tweets Over Patrolling in Indian Ocean Region

The Indian Navy on Tuesday conveyed a strong message to China in a very subtle and sarcastic way. The navy tweeted photographs of the Chines warships payrolling in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) during the time when The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducting the latest leg of the war-time exercise ‘Gagan Shakti 2018 with fighters … Continue reading Indian Navy Trolls China Through Tweets Over Patrolling in Indian Ocean Region

Fighter Jet Sukhoi Refuelled Mid-Air during Indian Air Force’s ‘Gagan Shakti’ Exercise

  The Indian Air Force (IAF) exhibited an extraordinary display of air-to-air refueling of a fighter jet during a two-week long ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’ exercise. A video showed pilots preparing to refuel Sukhoi-30 MKI jet.  According to a report published in NDTV, The Sukhoi Su-30 jet took off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal's Kharagpur. … Continue reading Fighter Jet Sukhoi Refuelled Mid-Air during Indian Air Force’s ‘Gagan Shakti’ Exercise