- 24 Dec 2020
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China has recently asked India to “objectively” view the on-going month-long military exercises taking place between the Chinese and Pakistani air forces, amid increasing tensions with India.
- “Shaheen-IX” or Eagle-IX exercise, is an exercise between the Pakistan Air Force and the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.
- Shaheen-IX is the ninth in the series which is conducted each year in both countries on alternate basis.
- The first such drill was held in Pakistan in 2011.
- Other exercises between Pakistan and china:
- Sea Guardians: Bilateral Naval exercise
- India China exercises:
- Hand In Hand: Bilateral Army exercise