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BAF holds air defence exercise

Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) has held its air defence exercise ‘ADEX 2020-3’ in Dhaka, Chattogram, Jashore, Cox’s Bazar, Tangail and Barishal.

The goal of Monday’s exercise was to assess and evaluate the efficiency and capability of BAF Air Defence and identify the weaknesses and draw lessons for further improvement in air defence system, the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) said.

As a part of the exercise, BAF pilots practised different air combat manoeuvres and tactics, including attack and interception by fighter aircraft, surveillance from air to the enemy attacking area, protecting air bases, transporting weapons and special operations.

All types of BAF fighter aircraft, transport aircraft, helicopter, radar squadrons and air defence missile units participated in the exercise.

It will help to identify the limitations and draw appropriate lessons for improvement in future, the ISPR handout said.

The participation of all manpower and material of BAF in this exercise will also be more effective in strengthening air defence capability of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Navy also participated in the exercise in limited scale to make the exercise more effective and realistic.

Source: United News of Bangladesh