The Indian Air Force on the occasion of its 86th anniversary highlighting the “untiring efforts and supreme sacrifices” made by its personnel, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.
The Indian Air Force is holding a grand parade-cum-investiture ceremony at the Air Force Station at Hindon in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.
The parade will be followed by an air display and acrobatics by the Air Force’s various aircraft, including Jaguar, Bison, MiG-29, Mirage-2000 and SU-30 MKI fighter jets and Rudra helicoptors. Following the parade, visitors can also witness static display of aircraft, weapon, radar and missiles systems of the Indian Air Force, news agency IANS reported.
The Indian Air Force was born in 1932 as the Royal Indian Air Force under then British rule. The name was changed to Indian Air Force in 1950.
Here are the live updates on 86th Air Force Day:
Air Force Day celebrations in Ghaziabad are underway in full-swing:
More visuals from the Air Force Station at Hindon in Ghaziabad:
Preparations for the 86th anniversary of the Indian Air Force began two months ago in order to execute a grand celebration today.
A grand parade-cum-investiture ceremony is underway at the Air Force Station Hindan in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.
The Indian Air Force is holding a grand parade-cum-investiture ceremony at the Air Force Station at Hindon in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad to mark its 86th anniversary.
President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Indian Air Force on its 86th anniversary. He tweeted, “On Air Force Day, we proudly honour our air warriors, veterans, and families of the Indian Air Force. They safeguard our skies with courage and commitment.”