IAF conducts annual ‘Trishul’ combat training exercise along China-Pakistan border
- The Western Air Command (WAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched its annual major training exercise, codenamed ‘Trishul, from September 04 to 14, 2023, along the China-Pakistan border in the north and west, covering area from Leh in Kashmir to Nal in Rajasthan.
- The main objective of this 10-days ‘Trishul’ exercise is to evaluate WAC’s overall combat preparedness.
- A variety of combat assets of IAF such as fighter jets such as Rafales, Jaguars, MiG-29s, and Sukhoi-30MKIs, as well as transport aircraft such as C-130Js and C-17s, as well as surface-to-air guided weapons such as S-400s, MR-SAMS, and Akash are being used during the drill.
Source: Economic Times