The C-130J Super Hercules and C-17 Globemaster are among the transport planes that the Indian Air Force (IAF) has proactive put on standby for Operation Ajay in Israel. The operation’s primary objective is to ensure the safe return of Indian citizens from Israel, amid potential crises.
IAF officials confirmed the readiness of their aircraft on October 12, highlighting the C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft’s vital role in such evacuation operations, citing its past effectiveness. The C-17 and IL-76 heavy-lift transport planes, known for their versatility and cargo capacity, also stand ready to support the operation.
With escalating global uncertainties, maintaining preparedness for emergency evacuations is paramount. The IAF’s prompt action to launch Operation Ajay demonstrates its dedication to the security and welfare of Indian nationals abroad. The efficient and dependable C-130J Super Hercules and C-17 Globemaster aircraft are ready to play a crucial role in carrying out this humanitarian operation, ensuring the quick and secure repatriation of Indian nationals from Israel if necessary.
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