New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided not to deploy its aircraft in the multi-nation air exercise Cobra Warrior 22 in the UK in view of the situation arising out of Russia – Ukraine conflict. The Royal Air Force’s premier tactical training event is scheduled to take place at Waddington, UK from 6- 27 March 2022.
“In the light of the recent events, IAF has decided not to deploy its aircraft for Exercise Cobra Warrior 2022 in the UK,” IAF said in a statement.
Five Light Combat Aircraft Tejas had to participate in the Exercise. Last week these indigenously built jets had shown their superior skills in the Singapore Air Show for the first time. The aircraft has been designed and developed by the Aircraft Development Agency (ADA) of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and built by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
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