Question: Recently, Indian Air Force has participated in Exercise Pitch Black – 18, held for the first time in which of the following countries?
- On 24-July-2018, Indian Air Force has participated for the first time in Exercise Pitch Black – 18, held in at Darwin Air Force Base, Australia.
- This is the first time that an IAF contingent is participating in a multinational air exercise in Australia with Royal Australian Air Force.
- IAF contingent comprised of four Su-30 MKI, 01 X C-130 and 01 X C-17 aircraft.
- This exercise involves over 100 aircraft from around the globe and will provide a unique opportunity to the air-warriors to operate in a dynamic warlike environment.
- Su-30 MKI aircraft flew across the ocean to once again demonstrate our strategic reach and professionalism.
- As part of military diplomacy and reassuring our neighbours of our commitment to regional peace and security, while en-route to Australia, IAF engaged with the Indonesian and Malaysian Air Forces.