India, UAE, and France conducted the Desert Knight exercise over the Arabian Sea. The IAF operated from its west coast bases, while UAE and France operated from Al Dhafra airbase. The exercise aimed to enhance synergy and interoperability among the air forces and showcased the IAF’s prowess. The exercise is the latest instance of the way India is building military interoperability with countries in the region, especially the Gulf, in conjunction with others like the US and France.
Source: Times of India/TOI