However IAF officials managed a length from the media, sources explained the physical exercise — ‘Gagan Shakti’ — began about 6.30 am at Chinyalisaur city, 230km from the Indo-China border.
The first An-32 transportation aircraft carrying IAF personnel landed at the Chinyalisaur airstrip about 7.15 am. The aircraft created a second landing at the airstrip at 7.45 am and a 3rd at 8.01 am, the sources explained.
The physical exercise would continue in Chinyalisaur until Sunday, it additional.
‘Gagan Shakti’ is explained to be the IAF’s largest such physical exercise in decades, to examine its operational preparedness with a aim on dealing with all possible security challenges, together with from China and Pakistan.
The two-week drill started out on April 8 and would continue until the 22nd of this month, officials had explained.
Final Saturday, the IAF carried out a maritime air operation in the western sea board to examine its deep strike capacity in the Indian Ocean Area and outside of.
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