HomeIndian Air ForceG-20 summit: IAF AWACS, fighter jets, air defence missiles to be on...

G-20 summit: IAF AWACS, fighter jets, air defence missiles to be on high alert to protect Delhi air space


In view of the G-20 summit to be held in the next couple of weeks, the Indian Air Force would be keeping its airborne warning systems, fighter jets including the Rafale on high alert along with stationing the new air defence missile systems at vital locations to protect the Delhi air space to provide protection to the high-level meeting. The counter-drone systems along with air defence missiles are also being stationed in the national capital to protect against any possible air threat in coordination with all security agencies by the Indian Air Force, defence sources told ANI.

To keep an eye on any movement around the northern parts of the country, the ‘eyes in the sky’— the Airborne Warning and Control Systems would remain in the air continuously. The indigenous surveillance plane ‘Netra’ would also be carrying out regular monitoring in the area.

A number of air bases in the vicinity of the national capital territory including the areas of responsibility of the Western Air Command and the South Western Air Command would be ready in operational readiness platform mode. The deployment would be been done in view of doing away with the possibility of any aerial platform trying to create any obstruction in the high-profile meeting where heads of state from countries including the US, Saudi Arabia, Japan, France and Germany would be coming.

Prime ministers of Canada, UK and Italy would also be in attendance. The air defence systems that the Indian Air Force surface air defence missile systems activated and deployed to protect Delhi air space include the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) air defence system which can take out targets from 70-80 Km range along with the Akash air defence missile system which has been moved to areas from where it can counter any threat.

The Indian defence forces would also be seeing the deployment of their Special Forces to protect critical locations as a large number of global leaders would be in the national capital at an unprecedented scale in the last many years. The IAF maintains such preparedness during national day celebrations like Republic Day and Independence Day when the highest air defence protocols are put in place in the national capital.

The air bases to be activated for the summit include the Hindan air base near Delhi and many others including Ambala, Sirsa, Bhatinda, and Adampur.

ANI



Source link
#G20 #summit #IAF #AWACS #fighter #jets #air #defence #missiles #high #alert #protect #Delhi #air #space

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat

All

IAF successfully conducts night vision goggles-aided landing in Eastern sector

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has achieved a significant milestone by successfully landing an aircraft using night vision goggles (NVG) for the first time...

With Project-75I Submarine Acquisition Facing Delays, MDL Shifts Focus to Indigenous 3,000-ton Project-76 Submarine Design

Source : IgMp Bureau Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), India's premier shipyard, has announced its intention to develop an entirely indigenous conventional submarine design by...

AMCA 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Updates

AMCA to be integrated with sophisticated indigenous Distributed Aperture System (DAS) that making it a formidable air asset for the Indian Air Force

Source : IgMp Bureau India’s Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) is on the brink of a revolutionary transformation with the integration of a sophisticated Distributed...

AMCA to incorporate the best features of both 5th and 6th Generation fighters: ADA sources

Source : IgMp Bureau India's strides toward indigenous air dominance receive a substantial boost with the green signal for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)...

Most Popular

Recent Comments

Archive Months

Miscellanous

Indian Economy stands tall !! World Bank revises India’s GDP growth forecast to 6.9% from 6.5% for FY23

Source : Press Trust of India (PTI)Representative Image (PGuru)New Delhi: The World Bank today revised upwards its GDP growth forecast for India to 6.9 per...

Need strong action to destroy terror Eco-system in Jammu and Kashmir : LG Manoj Sinha

Source : Press Trust of India (PTI)Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Honourable Shri Manoj Sinha (File Photo)Nagrota (Jammu): Pitching for strong action against the...

Indigenous Canister Launched Anti Armour Loitering Munition (CALM) to be Fitted on BMP-2K Infantry Vehicles

Source : IgMp Bureau In a significant development, the Ministry of Defence has granted Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for the procurement of the Canister Launched...

anil chauhan: Looking at dealing with long-term challenges: CDS Gen Chauhan on China

New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff Gen Anil Chauhan on Friday said India is looking at dealing with long-term challenges that may emanate from...
Visits
error: Content is protected !!