Feb. 27, 2020

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force (RAF) jointly commenced the fifth edition of Exercise Indradhanush at Air Force Station Hindan on 24 Feb 2020. The exercise would formally conclude on 29 Feb 2020.


  • Exercise Indradhanush is a joint air force exercise conducted by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of United Kingdom and the Indian Air Force (IAF).

  • The exercise is tasked to enhance mutual operational understanding between the two air forces via close interaction.

  • The exercise started in 2006.

  • The focus of this edition of the exercise is 'Base Defence and Force Protection'. This theme is of significance considering the recent threats to military establishments from terror elements. 

Source : PIB