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All squadrons of MiG-21 to retire by 2025: Indian Air Force

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A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the IAF had crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan on Thursday. Both pilots on-board the twin-seater plane, which was on a training sortie, had lost their lives. The 51 squadron is most known among the public for combatting Pakistan's aerial attack in February 2019. An aircraft was flown by then Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and had gunned down an F-16.
2 months ago·New Delhi, India

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IAF's four existing MiG-21 squadrons to be grounded by 2025, starting this September

India News: The four existing squadrons of the old single-engine MiG-21s, inducted by the IAF in 1963 and plagued by an alarmingly high crash rate in later years,

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

IAF to Retire One More MiG-21 Squadron by September-end, Entire Fleet by 2025

A day after two pilots died in a crash involving MiG-21 fighter aircraft, it has now been learnt that the Indian Air Force (IAF) will retire one more squadron of the MiG-21 Bison aircraft by September 30.

2 months ago·India
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The HinduThe Hindu

IAF to phase out remaining four MiG-21 squadrons by 2025

IAF says phasing out plan not related to Barmer crash of MiG-21

2 months ago·India
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Hindustan TimesHindustan Times

IAF set to retire all 4 MiG-21 squadrons by 2025

The phasing out of the squadrons is not linked to the July 28 Barmer crash that killed two fighter pilots, but is part of an earlier air force plan to replace the MiG-21s with newer fighter jets, the officials said

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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All squadrons of MiG-21 to retire by 2025: Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will retire 51 Squadron, which flies MiG-21 Bison aircraft out of Srinagar Air Base, by September 30 this year, in a significant move to maintain flight safety. On September 30, the 51 Squadron, headquartered at Srinagar Air Base, will get its numbers.

2 months ago·Noida, India
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IAF To Phase Out Entire Mig-21 Fleet By 2025

New Delhi:  The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to retire a squadron of MiG-21 Bison aircraft by September 30. Thereafter, only three squadrons of the aircraft will remain in service, which would be phased out by 2025. “The 51 Squadron based out of Srinagar airport is being number plated on September 30… Thereafter, every […]The post IAF To Phase Out Entire Mig-21 Fleet By 2025 appeared first on Ommcom News.

2 months ago·Bhubaneswar, India
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