Indian Air Force Updates

Ex Vayu Shakti 2022


From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Exercise Vayu Shakti

Mains level : NA

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to postpone its firepower demonstration, Ex Vayu Shakti, scheduled in the Pokhran ranges in Rajasthan.

Exercise Vayu Shakti

  • It is conducted once in three years which is participated by fighters, helicopters, force enablers and support systems.
  • The aim of the exercise is to detect and identify targets and neutralise them in day, dusk and night capability demonstrations.
  • The Indian Air Force showcases repower capability of indigenously developed aircrafts and its missile arsenal in this exercise.
  • Fighter aircraft including Jaguar, Rafale, Sukhoi-30, MIG-29, light combat aircraft Tejas, MIG-21 Bison, Hawk 32, M200 participates in the exercise.

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