Indian Air Force to Participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior at Waddington in UK

February 26, 2023 Photo(s): By PRO (Air Force)

An Indian Air Force contingent comprising 145 Air Warriors departed Air Force Station Jamnagar today for participating in Exercise Cobra Warrior at the Waddington Air Force Base of the Royal Air Force in United Kingdom. The exercise is scheduled from March 6, 2023 to March 24, 2023.

The Exercise Cobra Warrior is a multilateral Air exercise in which Air Forces from Finland, Sweden, South Africa, United States of America and Singapore would also be participating alongside Royal Air Force and IAF.

The IAF is participating in the exercise this year with five Mirage 2000 fighters, two C-17 Globemaster III and an IL-78 mid air refueller aircraft. The aim of the exercise is to participate in diverse fighter aircraft engagements and learn from the best practices of various Air Forces.

IAF Contingent members for Exercise Cobra Warrior 2023
IAF Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft