On November 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the Purvanchal Expressway in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He’ll land on a special airstrip created on the freeway for the Air Force’s C-130J Super Hercules aircraft during this time. The inaugural ceremony will also feature an Air Force airshow on the Purvanchal Expressway, according to reports.
Six Air Force fighter jets will also land in the presence of Prime Minister Modi
It has been learnt that two Indian Air Force C-130J military transport aircraft will land on the expressway’s unique airfield during the opening. On a C-130J, Prime Minister Modi will travel with Air Force officers. In the presence of Prime Minister Modi, six Indian Air Force fighter planes will perform landing, takeoff, and take-down operations. Two Sukhoi, two Mirages, and only two Jaguars will be among the fighter jets.
Know about Purvanchal Expressway
The 340-kilometer Purvanchal Expressway was completed by the UPEDA. This expressway will link the districts of Sultanpur and Ghazipur with Lucknow. This expressway has a 3.20-kilometer-long dedicated runway. Fighter jets and transport planes from the Air Force will be permitted to land on this airport under the certain conditions.
Such express are being made to carry out Air Force operations
Let us inform you that in the country, such highways and expressways are currently under construction on which Air Force operations can be take place. Because the enemy country attacks the runways and airstrips first during a conflict. Fighter planes and military cargo planes can land and take off on the airstrip established on the highway and expressway in this situation. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari opened a comparable runway on a national highway in Barmer, close to the Pakistani border, in September. Both ministers had landed on the roadway from C-130J planes during this time.