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Google doodles celebrates Indian Air force day 2020 Wishes, Images, SMS, Quotes, Greetings, WhatsApp ,Facebook's, Instagram, website tuch gif

Google doodles celebrates Indian Air force day 2020 Wishes, Images, SMS, Quotes, Greetings, WhatsApp ,Facebook's, Instagram, website tuch gif

Google doodles celebrates Indian Air force day 2020 Wishes, Images, SMS, Quotes, Greetings, WhatsApp ,Facebook's, Instagram, website tuch gif
Indian Air Force Day is celebrated every year across the country on October 8 to mark the birth anniversary of India’s one of the most strong armed forces. Also, it is observed to make people aware about the Indian Air Force in any organisation of national security both officially and authoritatively. This year, India will celebrate its 88th IAF Day. Read on to know the history, significance and lesser-known facts about IAF.

History


According to the official website of the Indian Air Force, IAF was established on October 8, 1932, and its first ac flight came into being on April 1, 1933. During that time, India was ruled by United Kindom and they called the aviation-based armed force of India- ‘Royal Indian Air Force’. However, after Independence (In 1950), with the government’s transition to a Republic, it changed to Indian Air Force. Since 1950, IAF has seen many battles and now with around 1,500 aircraft and 1,70,000 personnel, it is the fourth largest air force in the world after the United States, Russia, and China.

Lesser known facts about IAF


President of India holds the Supreme Commander rank of the Indian Air Force.


Marshal of the Air Force- Arjan Singh became the first and so far five-star rank officer of the Indian Air Force.


Indian Air Force has near 1,39,576 active personnel and 1,40,000 reserve personnel.


IAF is the fourth largest air force in the world.


Subroto Mukerjee served as the first Indian CAS of the Indian Air Force.


Significance


Indian Air Force acts as an air arm for all the armed forces of India and secures Indian airspace. It also conducts aerial warfare during armed conflicts. IAF had played a major role in operations including Operation Meghdoot, Operation Cactus, Operation Vijay, and Operation Poomalai. Indian Air Force has also been part of United Nations peacekeeping missions. Indian Air Force also played a major role in India’s biggest wars with China and Pakistan. Recently, India welcomed 4 Rafale fighter planes to strengthen Air Force.

Message

  • I’m very grateful to them who have fought for our freedom. Happy Indian Air Force Day!
  • It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier with discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and his superiors, and a self-confidence born of demonstrated ability. Happy Air Force Day!
  • I am proud and happy for our country to remain in the gentle feel. Happy Air Force Day!
  • Unite and live together in the future to maintain independence. Happy Air Force Day!
  • Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. Happy Air Force Day!
  • We live in a free country because of our real heroes. Happy Air Force Day!

Quotes

  • If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha—Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
  • No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions—Subhas Chandra Bose
  • Some goals are so worthy, it’s glorious even to fail—Capt Manoj Kumar Pandey
  • I regret I have but one life to give for my country—Prem Ramchandan
  • Either I will come back after hoisting the tricolour, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure—Capt. Vikram Batra, PVC

Wishes

  1. Who kept the hope and supported the fight, The glory theirs, the service ours.
  2. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; the glory theirs, the duty ours. Happy Air Force Day!
  3. Today we are breathing freely just because we live in a free country. Happy Indian Air Force Day!
  4. We are flying in different areas of increase, just as India is free. Happy Indian Air Force Day 2020.
  5. India is a golden bird and play is its new wing. Happy Indian Air Force Day 2020.

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