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Facts to know about Indian Air Force

New Delhi: From 1948 to the Kargil conflict, the Indian Air Force ( IAF) has always exhibited its winning capabilities. IAF's professional and prompt operations in peace time, at home and abroad and in peacekeeping,

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 02, 2014 7:23 IST ]
facts to know about indian air force
facts to know about indian air force

New Delhi: From 1948 to the Kargil conflict, the Indian Air Force ( IAF) has always exhibited its winning capabilities.






IAF's professional and prompt operations in peace time, at home and abroad and in peacekeeping, have earned many accolades.

IAF was officially established on 8 October 1932. In the last 81 years it has come a long way. 

It has a total strength of 127,000 active personnel with estimates of around 1,370 aircraft in active service during 2012-2013.

Here are ten interesting facts to know about IAF:

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