IAF, Singapore Air Force in Joint Military Training exercise

5 November, 2022 | Pranay Lad

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After a two-year hiatus, the annual JMT between the Royal Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) began on Thursday at the Air Force Station in Kalaikunda.

After a hiatus of two years, the annual Joint Military Training (JMT) between the Royal Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) began on Thursday at the Air Force Station in Kalaikunda.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a two-year break in this training, which has already been resumed by the two Air Forces. “It would take six weeks to complete this edition of JMT. The bilateral part of the exercise will take place from November 9–18, 2022, and will involve advanced air combat simulations between the two Air Forces “said the Ministry of Defense.

The exercise highlights the long-standing and solid defence cooperation relationship between Singapore and India.

“The IAF would field the Su-30 MKI, Jaguar, MiG-29, and LCA Tejas aircraft, while the RSAF would participate in JMT-2022 with F-16 aircraft. 

The exercise highlights the long-standing and solid defence cooperation relationship between Singapore and India. It aims to develop the professional ties between the two Air Forces while giving the participating contingents a chance to exchange beneficial operational knowledge, experiences, and best practises “the statement from the ministry.