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IAF to increase squadron strength; 3 more to be inducted in 2020

One new squadron, which will be raised in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, in the coming months, will be equipped with new Sukhoi-30MKI fighters, built by HAL in Nashik

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Indian Air Force | IAF aircraft | Rafale

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

Photos of India's first Rafale jet
The third squadron to be raised this year will be equipped with the Rafale

There is finally light at the end of the tunnel for the (IAF), which is at its lowest point since the 1970s with just 28 fighter squadrons operational as against the authorised 42.

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First Published: Sat, January 18 2020. 23:26 IST
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