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Vayu Shakti 2019: India Displays Its Aerial Firepower In Pokhran

Feb 16, 2019 09:55 PM IST India India

A total of 137 aircraft including Su-30s, Mirage 2000s, Jaguars, Mig-21 Bison, Mig-27, Mig-29, IL78, Hercules, AN-32 aircraft participated in the event. It was for the first time the ALH and the Akash were deployed in a military exercise. The IAF also deployed the upgraded MiG-29 fighter jet in an air-to-ground role during the exercise.