General Kenneth Wilsbach, commander of Pacific Air Forces, on Tuesday, called on Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria along with his delegation at Air Force Headquarters and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.
According to the IAF, Comprehensive discussions were held between the two sides on issues pertaining to Air Force level cooperation and ways to further strengthen the IAF and the United States Air Force (USAF) bilateral ties.
“Gen Kenneth Wilsbach, Cdr @PACAFcalled on Air Chief Mshl RKS Bhadauria at Air HQ today along with his delegation. Comprehensive discussions were held between the two sides on issues pertaining to Air Force level cooperation and ways to further strengthen IAF-USAF bilateral ties,” the IAF tweeted.
Meanwhile, the IAF is going to participate in the annual multinational exercise ‘Desert Flag’ hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), informed the Ministry of Defence.
The IAF is participating with six Su-30 MKI, two C-17 and one IL-78 tanker aircraft, the Ministry said.
According to the IAF officials, 10 countries including the US, France and Saudi Arabia are scheduled to take part in the exercise.
ABOUT PACIFIC AIR FORCES
Pacific Air Forces is a Major Command of the United States Air Force and is also the air component command of the United States Indo-Pacific Command