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India-US Air Force exercise 'Ex Cope India-18' from Monday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Air Forces of and the US will begin a 12-day joint exercise "Ex Cope India-2018" on Monday to provide operational exposure to their personnel and undertake mutual exchange of best practices for enhancing operational capability, the said on Sunday.

It will be the fourth edition in the series of bilateral joint exercise held by the Air Forces of the two nations conducted in India, a Ministry statement said.

According to the statement, this is the first time the exercise has been planned at two bases in West Bengal's Kalaikunda and Panagarh.

"is participating with 12 X C/D and 03 X Indian is participating with the Su-30 MKI, Jaguar, 2000, and AWACS aircraft," said the statement.



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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 14:30 IST