Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot.
She is reportedly reviewing the operational preparedness and combat capabilities.
Sukoi-30 MKI is a nuclear-capable aircraft which can penetrate deep into enemy territory.
Defence Minister also met the Air Warriors at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur before her sortie on the Sukhoi-30 MKI. She was received by Air Marshal R K Dhir Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), VM, ADC Air Officer Commanding in Chief South Western Air Command and Air Commodore N Tiwari VM Air Officer Commanding Air Force Station Jodhpur.
Initially, Sitharaman was given an overview of the role of the frontline IAF base by the Air officer commanding (AOC).
This sortie comes soon after she visited INS Vikramaditya last week to witness the naval operations and maritime prowess of the Indian Navy.
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