Garuda-VI

Question: Where will Indian and French Air forces conduct a two-week-long Mega-Exercise Garuda VI?
(a) India
(b) France
(c) Russia
(d) Dubai
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • 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.

Links:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-france-to-hold-mega-air-exercise-in-july/articleshow/69666773.cms
https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-indian-air-force-set-for-garuda-vi-joint-exercises-with-french-air-force-2757531
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/sixth-edition-of-indo-french-garuda-exercise-in-july-to-witness-sukhoi-su-30-mki-pitted-against-rafale

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