December 16, 2008 (by Asif Shamim) - The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted the Joint Military Training (JMT) 2008 exercise at Kalaikunda Air Force Station, India, from 24 Nov to 17 Dec.
RSAF and IAF participants of the Joint Military Training at Kalaikunda Air Force Station, India. Note F-16C block 52 #646 in this photo taken on December 12th, 2008. [Singapore Mindef photo]
F-16C/D fighters, RBS-70 fire unit and PSTAR radar deployed for this joint training with the IAF's MiG-27 squadron.
JMT 2008 provided a valuable opportunity for the two air forces to interact and train together in realistic and challenging conditions.
JMT 2008 is conducted under the Bilateral Agreement for the Conduct of Joint Military Training and Exercises in India between the RSAF and the IAF, which was signed back in October 2007.