Why in News:
- The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to postpone its firepower demonstration, Ex Vayu Shakti
About the exercise
- The triennial Ex Vayu Shakti 2022 is aimed at showcasing the capability of the IAF to conduct full spectrum operations, to see the participation of aircraft and helicopters, including fighter aircraft, helicopters, transport aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles.
- Vayushakti-2022 will involve a variety of operations such as counter airstrike, defensive counter-air, offensive counter-air, and other demonstrations.
- The Vayushakti war exercise is conducted every three years. The last edition was conducted in 2019. The exercise had started in 1953.