India, Japan air forces undertake joint air exercise
NEW DELHI, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) is in India for a bilateral air exercise "SHINYUU Maitri-18" with the Indian Air Force (IAF) from December 3-7, said official sources on Monday.
The IAF is participating with 'AN-32' and 'C-17' aircraft with aircrew and observers.
The theme of the exercise, held at the Air Force station in Agra in northern state of Uttar Pradesh, is joint mobility and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) on transport aircraft.
The JASDF's 'C2' aircraft along with aircrew and observers are part of this first air exercise between the two air forces.