Air Force chief outlines plan to solve shortage of fighter squadrons

There is already concern that the IAF is down to just 30 fighter squadrons, against the assessed requirement of 42 squadrons

Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Bhadauria’s plan, unveiled in an interaction with the media on Friday, will only raise numbers to 37 squadrons by 2025, before falling again to 33 squadrons by 2032

New Delhi
Four days after assuming command of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria has described in detail what his fighter fleet will look like a dozen years

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First Published: Oct 4 2019 | 11:42 PM IST

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