The exercise, to be held in the next few days, also comes at a time when the Indian Air Force has deployed and activated the S-400 air defense squadron in the region to remotely target any enemy aircraft or missile. can make 400 km
According to officials, the exercise will see major combat assets of the Air Force including Rafale and Su-30 fighter jets along with transport and other aircraft being activated.
The IAF recently moved a contingent of drones from other bases to the northeast to enhance its capabilities to monitor hostile activities along the Sikkim and Siliguri corridor sectors.
Chinese nationals are also increasing their activities in the Doklam area and are under constant surveillance by Indian security agencies, according to officials.
This is the second command-level exercise conducted by the IAF in recent months.
The IAF’s Eastern Command in Shillong has northeastern airspace to maintain along the Chinese border and when the Chinese try to fly too close to the LAC or target Indian positions there. They often drag their fighters if they try.