Decoding the IAF highway touchdown: Why is this exercise important for India’s defence
The Indian Air Force on Tuesday conducted a touchdown exercise on the Agra Expressway.
The exercise was conducted to test the capability of the jets to land on highways in case of an emergency or war like situation. It is an important exercise for the Air Force and to explain the same, OneIndia caught up with Air Marshal (retd), B K Pandey.
Breaking down the exercise and its significance, Air Marshal Pandey said that in the event of a war, the first task of any air force is to counter air operations.