Cobra Warrior exercise

Cobra Warrior exercise

The Cobra Warrior Exercise will be held at Waddington Air Force Base in the UK in March 2023. 

This multinational exercise will be participated in by countries like Singapore, Finland, the USA, South Africa, and Sweden. India is also participating in the exercise. The IAF will send five Mirage 2000 fighters along with IL-78 mid-air refueller aircraft, and two C-17 Globemaster.

Cobra Warrior Exercise is one of the largest annual Royal Air Force exercises in United Kingdom. Under the exercise both pilots and other air specialists are trained in planning and executing complex airborne missions.

Key Takeaways

  • An Indian Air Force contingent comprising 145 Air Warriors departed Air Force Station Jamnagar for participating in Exercise Cobra Warrior
  • Exercise Cobra Warrior is held at the Waddington Air Force Base of the Royal Air Force in United Kingdom.
  • The exercise is scheduled from 06 Mar 23 to 24 Mar 23.
  • The Exercise Cobra Warrior is a multilateral Air exercise 
  • Air Forces from Finland, Sweden, South Africa, United States of America and Singapore will be participating alongside Royal Air Force and IAF.
  • The IAF is participating in the exercise this year with five Mirage 2000 fighters, two C-17 Globemaster III and an IL-78 mid air refueller aircraft. 
  • The aim of the exercise is to participate in diverse fighter aircraft engagements and learn from the best practices of various Air Forces..