‘Veer Guardian 23′: India, Japan to conduct first-ever air combat exercise

India and Japan are set to conduct their first-ever bilateral combat air exercise over 10 days in Japan next month. The exercise named ‘Veer Guardian 23’ will be conducted from January 16 to January 26.

The Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) will conduct a bilateral fighter training with the Indian Air Force (IAF). The exercise aims to promote mutual understanding and strengthen defence cooperation between the air forces. The exercise will at Hyakuri Air Base north-west of Tokyo.