The Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) and the Indian Air Force are taking part in an exercise titled SHINYUU Maitri-18. The exercise is being held from December 3-7 at Air Force Station Agra.
The theme of the exercise is joint Mobility/Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR) on Transport aircraft. IAF is participating with An-32 and C-17 aircraft with aircrew & observers while JASDF has sent C2 aircraft with crew and observers.
Both the sides will focus on their crews to undertake Joint Mobility/ HADR operations. Display of heavy loading/ offloading are also planned to be practiced during this exercise.