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Air forces of India, Russia participate in 'Exercise Aviaindra'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Air forces of India and Russia are participating in a 12-day drill 'Exercise Aviaindra' which focuses on anti-terrorist operations in a bilateral scenario, the Indian Air Force said Wednesday in a statement.

Aviaindra is being conducted at Lipetsk, Russia, from September 17 to 28.

In its second leg, it will be conducted in Jodhpur from December 10 to 22, the statement said.

The Indian contingent comprises 30 officers from different branches and streams of the IAF. They include four women officers from the flying, administration and medical branches.

Aircraft participating in the exercise include Su-30 SM, Mig-29, Su-25, Mi-8 and An-26.

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First Published: Thu, September 20 2018. 00:30 IST