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IAF celebrates its 88th Anniversary today

Updated: October 8, 2020 12:15 pm
Indian Air Force is celebrating its 88th Anniversary today. The IAF was founded on 8th of October in 1932. A scintillating air display by various aircraft will be the hallmark of the Air Force Day Parade-cum-Investiture Ceremony at Air Force Station Hindan, Ghaziabad. The air display will commence with flag bearing sky divers of the famous AKASH GANGA Team dropping out of an AN-32 aircraft in their colourful canopies. The flypast would include the vintage aircraft, modern transport aircraft and frontline fighter aircraft. The ceremony will conclude at 1052 hours with a spell binding aerobatic display.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has extended best wishes to the air warriors and their families on the occasion of Air Force Day-2020. In a tweet , Mr Singh said that eighty eight years of dedication, sacrifice and excellence mark the journey of the IAF which is today a lethal and formidable force to reckon with. He said, the nation is proud of its men and women in blue and salutes the prowess of the IAF as it stands ready to face challenges and deter adversaries. He said, the government remains committed to enhancement of IAF’s combat capability through modernization and indigenization. Mr Singh expressed confidence that the IAF will always guard the Nation’s skies, come what may.

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