News:Indian Air Force will be participating in a Bilateral Joint exercise with Royal Air Force Oman(RAFO) named EX EASTERN BRIDGE-V.
About the exercise:
- The exercise EASTERN BRIDGE-V will be held at Air Force Base Masirah in Oman.The exercise was first held in 2009.
- The joint exercise aims to improve interoperability during mutual operations between both Air Forces and it will provide an opportunity to learn from each other’s best practices.
- It will be for the first time when MiG-29 fighter aircraft will be participating in an international military exercise outside India.
- On the other hand,Royal Air Force of Oman contingent comprises of F-16 next-generation fighter jet, Hawk fighter aircraft and Oman’s Eurofighter Typhoon.
Other Bilateral exercises between India and Oman:
- Naseem-al-Bahr:It is a bilateral biennial naval exercise between India and Oman.
- AL NAGAH- It is a bilateral military exercise between India and Oman.