What is Exercise Orion and which countries will be participating in it?

A A naval exercise with participation from the Indian Navy Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B A multilateral air force exercise to be held in France Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C A joint military exercise between France and India Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D A land-based military exercise to be held in the Netherlands Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of the above Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


An Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent will be participating in Exercise Orion at Mont-de-Marsan, an Air Force base of the French Air and Space Force (FASF). The exercise will be conducted from 17 April to 05 May 2023, with the IAF Contingent comprising four Rafale, two C-17, two ll-78 aircraft and 165 air warriors. This would be the first overseas exercise for the IAF's Rafale aircraft. Besides the IAF and the FASF, Air Forces from Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain and United States of America would also be flying in this multilateral exercise.

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