New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will demonstrate its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities on Saturday during 'Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019' in Pokharan firing range in Rajasthan. The exercise starts at 5.20 pm.
Watch it live on the IAF's official Facebook page - m.facebook.com/IndianAirForce. The exercise is also being telecast live on DD National and be webcast on gov.in/iaf.
#VayuShakti2019 : The Fire Power Demonstration of #IAF will be live on @DDNational & IAF's official Facebook page https://t.co/VexLWBpHPq on 16 Feb 19 from 1720hrs onwards.
The event is planned at Pokhran range, Rajasthan & will also be webcasted on https://t.co/i2XjFZOT6S pic.twitter.com/b00PDPCZrL
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) February 15, 2019
The 7th edition of the Fire Power Demonstration (FPD) of IAF will showcase all weather day-dusk-night operations.
#VayuShakti2019 :The 7th edition of the Fire Power Demonstration (FPD) of the Indian Air Force will showcase all weather day-dusk-night operations on 16 Feb at Pokhran range, Rajasthan. A glimpse of the demonstration.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) February 13, 2019
The firepower demonstration by the IAF is conducted once in three years which is participated by fighters, transports, helicopters, force enablers and support systems.
First such demonstration was held on July 21, 1953, at Tilpat range in New Delhi. The last demonstration at Tilpat was conducted on March 18, 1989, and thereafter the event moved to Pokharan range in Rajasthan, which shares the border with Pakistan.