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Friday, February 15, 2008

Jamnagar - Two More Squadron for IAF Jamnagar

In a not a surprise step, The Indian Air Force (IAF) started shifting all the three fighter jet squadrons based in Pune's Lohegaon air base which includes  one Jaguar (18 fighters) and two Sukhoi 30 MKI (36 fighters) squadrons


The Jaguar squadron has been permanently shifted to the IAF's Jamnagar base.

One of the two Sukhoi squadrons is likely to return to lohegaon once the repair work gets completed.

IAF explained that although Number 30 of Sukhoi Squadron to Jamnagar that might be the one to come back..

some one said that the existing squadron in Jamnagar is for maritime defence and patrolling. The new squadron will be for air defence over land.

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Brip

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