Up to 100 warplanes in Israel for multinational Blue Flag air force drill

The Blue-Flag-17 exercise has brought to Israel nearly 100 warplanes and hundreds of crew from the US, France, Germany, Italy, Greece and Poland, for a two-week multi-layer international training drill which takes place every two years. India is taking part for the first time with 45 members of its elite Guard Commando Force who arrived aboard C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. The exercise, the largest ever, began Sunday, with the roar of planes flying overhead heard across the country.

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3 thoughts on “Up to 100 warplanes in Israel for multinational Blue Flag air force drill

  • Nov 5, 2017 @ 18:02 at 18:02

    wow thanks for letting us know. I’m in Israel and am hearing planes overhead all day. This usually means the US is involved in Syria. So cool, it’s just a drill this time. Good to know.

  • Nov 5, 2017 @ 23:50 at 23:50

    To become the best, you have to train with the Best.

  • Nov 6, 2017 @ 14:23 at 14:23

    Why UK, Australia and N zealand are absent? To celebrate the balfourt letter and battle of beersheva? With theirs Eurofighters to join and help to train israel pilots? I miss the rafales ( India)?, gripens ( could be from checz),and Russian equipaments.


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