The Indian airforce and Japanese airforce are going to take part in air exercise soon called SHINYUU Maitri-18. Below are the details regarding SHINYUU Maitri-18 which aspirants might find helpful for current affairs. The Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) is in India for a bilateral air exercise “SHINYUU Maitri-18” with the Indian Air Force (IAF) from December 3-7, said official sources on Monday. The theme of the exercise, held at the Air Force station in Agra in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, is joint mobility and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) on transport aircraft.
The JASDF’s ‘C2’ aircraft along with aircrew and observers are part of this first air exercise between the two air forces. The IAF is participating with ‘AN-32’ and ‘C-17’ aircraft with aircrew and observers.
The Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) is in India for a bilateral air exercise SHINYUU Maitri-18 with Indian Air Force from 03-07 Dec 18 at A F Station Agra. The theme of the exercise is joint Mobility/Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) on Transport aircraft. The JASDF C2 aircraft along with aircrew/observers are part of this first air exercise between the two Air Forces. IAF is participating with An-32 and C-17 aircraft with aircrew & observers. The focus of the exercise is set for the IAF and JASDF crews to undertake Joint Mobility/ HADR operations. Display of heavy loading/ off loading are also planned to be practiced during this exercise.