India-Oman begin joint training exercise ‘EX EASTERN BRIDGE-V’

Indian Air Force (IAF) kickstarted its bilateral joint exercise with Royal Air Force Oman (RAFO), named ‘EX EASTERN BRIDGE-V’ at Air Force Base Masirah, Oman. The exercise will be held till October 26. The IAF contingent comprises of MiG-29 and C-17 aircraft. MiG-29 will be exercising with Royal Air Force Oman’s Eurofighter Typhoon, F-16 and Hawk. For the first time, MiG-29 fighter aircraft will be participating in an international exercise outside India.

The exercise will enhance inter-operability during mutual operations between the two Air Forces and will provide an opportunity to learn from each other’s best practices. Last time, the bilateral exercise was held in 2017 at Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB Main 2019:

  • Oman Capital: Muscat, Currency: Omani rial

Source: The Business Standard

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