Question: Where will Indian and French Air forces conduct a two-week-long Mega-Exercise Garuda VI?
- In order to boost military-to-military ties between the two countries, the Indian and French air forces will carry out a two-week-long mega air exercise Garuda VI beginning on July 1.
- Garuda VI exercise will witness the most potent aircraft of the two countries – IAF’s Sukhoi Su-30 MKI and Rafale multirole jets of the French Air Force – taking on each other in the sky.
- The exercise will also provide an opportunity to a sizeable number of IAF pliots to have a close look at the Rafale jets being operated by the French Air Force.
- The previous edition of Garuda exercise was conducted in 2014 at the Jodhpur airbase.