For the first time in India Airforce history, the fighter aircrafts and transport vehicle in the Indian Airforce will be landed on a national highways as a part of an exercise, to prepare personnel for war-like circumstances.
The strech of highway that will be used for this exercise lies between milestone 219 – 324 that connects Agra-Lucknow from 20 to 24 Oct. Vehicle using this strech will have to take the route toward Bangarmau then Miyanganj and Mohan to get back to Agra-Lucknow Highway again.
The list includes French made Dassault Mirage 2000, Jaguar, Sukhoi 30 MKI and AN-32. The exercise aims to prepare pilots for emergency landing on highways that are amd will be compatible for such task.
Exercises such as these are very important to the protection of a nation, as it will allow us to improve and make the process more efficient based on the terrain and location of the strech of road.
Mistakes and improvements discovered during such exercises can mean a difference of few thousand lives and even win or loss in a battle. If you are traveling on this road between 20 and 24 keep this in mind.
Wishing you and your family a very Joyful and prosperous Diwali