SHINYUU-MAITRI 19

SHINYUU

Question: SHINYUU-MAITRI is a bilateral air exercise between which two country’s forces?
(a) India-Japan
(b) India-South Korea
(c) India-China
(d) India-Malaysia
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) and the Indian Air Force will conduct bilateral training “SHINYUU-MAITRI 19 from 15-25 October, 2019 at Arjan Singh Air Force Station, West Bengal, India.
  • The bilateral air exercise aims to improve air transport capability as well as deepening mutual understanding and strengthening relationship of trust.
  • The focus of the exercise will be to undertake Joint Mobility and Tactical interoperability.
  • C-130 J aircraft of the Special Operations Squadron of IAF and C-130 H of Tactical Airlift Squadron of JASDF will participate in the exercise.
  • It is the second time that a bilateral training between Koku-Jieitai and the Indian Air Force is being conducted having done its first one in December, 2018.

Links: https://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/English_page/news/houdou/2019/20191011en.pdf
https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=192969
https://www.firstpost.com/india/indian-air-force-to-begin-joint-military-exercise-shinyuu-maitri-with-japanese-counterpart-in-west-bengal-today-7511211.html

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