Share this article

The Indian and US Air Forces will hold a joint air exercise in October involving transport aircraft and helicopters from both nations.

‘Exercise Cope-India’ will be held in Indian air bases at Agra and Chandigarh, which are also two major hubs for transport aircraft for the IAF.

The USAF is expected to employ its C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift aircraft and C-130J Hercules medium-lift transport aircraft and Chinook heavy-lift choppers at the exercise, while India will deploy its transport fleet of IL-76, An-32 aircraft, Mi-17s and Mi-8s.

The exercise will also involve air drops involving personnel from both Indian and US special forces.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData