India is also now gearing up to deal with the nefarious alliances of Turkey and Pakistan. The Indian Air Force is going to conduct aerial exercises in the United Arab Emirates. India’s best 6 Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft will take part in this exercise called Desert Flag starting today. While India’s defense relations will reach new heights with maneuvers with Arab countries, Turkey and Pakistan are set to grow frantically. Turkey is also taking part in this practice with strong anti-Greece of Turkey.
In addition to India and UAE, a total of 10 countries including the United States, France, Saudi Arabia will participate in the exercise ‘Desert Flag’, which will be held from March 3 to 27. Greece, Jordan, Kuwait, and Egypt have been given observer status in this exercise. Apart from the Sukhoi fighter jet, two C-17 cargo planes from India are also participating. This practice is sure to increase the tension between Turkey and Turkey, who want to become the Khalifa of the Muslim world.
Saudi Arabia and UAE expanding relations with India
Till now the Pakistan Army has a good hold in Arab countries. Saudi Arabia’s army in Yemen is led by former Pakistan Army Chief General Rahil Sharif. Now both Saudi Arabia and its close friend UAE are expanding defense relations with India. India sent the INS Holocaust to two Naval Defense Exhibitions held in Abu Dhabi between 20-25 February. In December last year, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane traveled to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Not only this, when the Rafale fighter planes were coming to India from France, they were given mid-air refueling support by UAE Air Force Tankers. The Indian Air Force also recently conducted a maneuver with France in Jodhpur with its Rafale jets. Its exercise was codenamed ‘Desert Night 2021’. This exercise will also hit Turkey’s dreams, which is trying to suppress Greece on the strength of strength. Greece has recently signed a deal with France to buy 18 Rafale fighter aircraft to deal with the Turkish army.
France side with Greece in a dispute over border with Turkey
France has joined Greece in a dispute with Turkey over the border of the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Military tensions between the two countries deepened last year when Turkey sent its mission to the disputed region. Although Greece and Turkey had tried to settle the dispute in a peaceful manner, Athens has said that it will continue its program of billions of euros to upgrade its military. From May this year, the period of compulsory service in the Greek military will be increased from 9 months to 12 months. Greece wants to increase its defense capability with the help of new jets, freegates, and weapons.