Countering China, IAF Set To Operate Sukhoi Jets In Uttarakhand’s Jolly Grant Airfield Today


In an effort to counter Chinese aggression, the Indian Air Force is all set to activate civil airfield of Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun from today.

“As a routine exercise of activating civil airfield by the IAF, a detachment of two Su-30 MKI aircraft would operate from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun,” said the IAF in a statement.

A detachment of two Sukhoi (Su-30 MKI) aircraft will operate from the airport for two days – February 19 and February 20.

According to officials, the detachment would operate from the airfield for two days for area familiarisation before returning to their parent base. Read More…

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