The four-day pre-dawn power culminated on 16 August with a traditional closing ceremony organized by the Royal Malaysian Air Force. Both the Air Force flew seven aircraft formations and exchanged mementos with some of the leaders.
New Delhi Agency. The Air Force of Defense Force of India and Australia has concluded a four-day joint exercise. This exercise took place in Malaysia. This military exercise is the first edition of the joint air exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
IAF and RAAF conducted joint exercise
The Indian Air Force (IAF) said that all the credit for the success of the first edition of the exercise is a testament to the shared commitment of both the Air Forces. Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent is now proceeding for Exercise Pitch Black 22 at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Darwin, Australia.
Hosted by Malaysian Air Force
The Indian Air Force (IAF) further said, “The four-day pre-dawn shakti culminated with a traditional closing ceremony organized by the Royal Malaysian Air Force on 16 August. The ceremony was marked with a 7 Aircraft Formation fly past by both the Air Force and exchange of mementos between some of the leaders.
100 aircraft and 2500 military personnel from 17 countries will be involved
Explain that in the ‘Pitch Black’ exercise, about Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE), UK and US 100 aircraft and 2500 military personnel. About 100 aircraft and 2,500 military personnel from 17 countries will arrive in the country’s northern region in two weeks to begin Pitch Black 2022 (PBK22), an Australian media said.
The exercise will be held from August 19 to September 6
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAF) considers ‘Pitch Black’ its “capstone” international action activity with strategic partners and allied air forces. Exercise ‘Pitch Black’ takes place once every two years and is conducted by the Royal Australian Air Force. But due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, this war exercise is taking place after four years. The combat exercises generally take place at RAAF bases – Darwin and Tyndall – in northern Australia. This time the exercise will be held from August 19 to September 6.