The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, witnessed a demonstration of the operational capabilities of the Indian Air Force at Pokhran, in Rajasthan’s Thar Desert.
The exercise named Iron Fist 2016, was conducted in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The Air Force displayed the full range of its attack and defence capabilities. This included net enabled operations, air defence operations, combat support operations, aerobatic displays, multifaceted operations, and all-weather operations.
“Firepower of the Air Force and the skill of the Air Warriors fills our hearts with immense pride,” the Prime Minister tweeted.