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How Jodhpur Airbase played a crucial role in IAF aerial strike to destroy terror camps in PoK

Five Sukhoi- 30 MKI fighter aircraft took off from Jodhpur airbase at around 2 am on Tuesday to provide backup to Mirage 2000 jets. The fighter planes at Jodhpur airbase had already been activated.

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February 27, 2019 4:28 pm

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Jaipur: Jodhpur airbase played a crucial role in the Air Surgical Strike 2.0 carried out by Indian Air Force (IAF) at terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) across the LoC on Tuesday.

Five Sukhoi- 30 MKI fighter aircraft took off from Jodhpur airbase at around 2 am on Tuesday to provide backup to Mirage 2000 jets. The fighter planes at Jodhpur airbase had already been activated.

The fully loaded five Sukhoi- 30 MKI fighter aircraft took off from Jodhpur airbase and accompanied Mirage 2000 jets for backup up to the Indian Territory. While Mirage 2000 entered the area and dropped 1000 kg explosives, the Sukhoi aircraft were there for backup.

Around a dozen fighter jets returned to their respective airbases after successfully conducting the aerial strike operation in PoK.

Sukhoi fighter aircrafts also returned to Jodhpur airbase around 5 am on Tuesday.

First published: February 27, 2019
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