Participation of the Indian Air Force in Exercise Iniochos-23 in Greece

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be participating in Exercise INIOCHOS-23, a multi-national air exercise hosted by the Hellenic Air Force (HAF).  The exercise will be conducted at the Andravida Air Base in Greece from 24 Apr 2023 to 04 May 2023. The Indian Air Force will be participating with four Su-30 MKI and two C-17 aircraft.

The objective of the exercise is to enhance international cooperation, synergy and interoperability amongst the participating Air Forces. The exercise will be conducted in a realistic combat scenario involving multiple types of air and surface assets.  It will also enable the participating contingents to engage in professional interactions, providing valuable insight into each other’s best practices.

The professionalism and of Hellenic Air Force’s personnel and its capacity to organize and conduct realistic exercises in a wide area covering a broad spectrum of geomorphological features, constitute INIOCHOS a major air exercise in Europe and the Mediterranean, capable to provide high level training and a unique participation experience.

Sources: Indian Ministry of Defence and Hellenic Air Force