IAF To Send Sukhoi To Australia For Multilateral Drill

Moving a step towards consolidating the Quad, the Indian Air Force is set to send its Su-30MKI fighter jets to Australia for its maiden participation in the multilateral air Exercise Pitch Black 2018.

At least four to five front-line combat aircraft and one C-17 transporter will fly to Australia in July for the three-week-long air exercise between July 27 and August 17.

This will be India’s maiden participation in the biggest air combat training programme in the southern hemisphere involving several other air forces, sources told