In the past days Indian Air Force (IAF) and its French counterpart Armée de l’Air are practising their war-waging skills at the Garuda VI exercise in France. As part of the exercise, IAF fighter pilots have flown the French Rafale jets while the Armée de l’Air personnel have taken to the skies in India’s Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircraft. The IAF and French Armée de l’Air tweeted photos of the pilots in the Rafale and Su-30 MKI aircraft during the exercise.
Today IAF Su-30MKI are back to home “escorted” by an Ilushyn Il-78 (RK-3451) now in flight over Sicily.
The Indian figthers made an aerial refueling mission over central Tyrrhenian Sea with a Franch C-135FR (475) now back to Istres AB