Photo Credit: Yissachar Ruas/TPS

The Israel Air Force IAF hosted seven foreign air forces in a large air force training exercise in Israel called “Blue Flag 2017”. India also participated for the first time, and this was the largest exercise ever held in Israel.

The goal of the “Blue-Flag” training exercise is to simulate extreme combat scenarios.


Air forces participating in the exercise were The United States of America, Poland, Italy, Greece, India (for the first time), France and Germany.

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