IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore today

IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore today

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Chennai, May 27: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will operationalise its No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu today, equipping it with the fourth generation LCA Tejas aircraft.

A PIB (Defence Wing) release here said IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will operationalise the squadron "Flying Bullets" at the Sulur Air Force Station near Coimbatore on Wednesday.

"The Squadron will be equipped with LCA Tejas FOC (final operation clearance) aircraft and will be the second IAF Squadron to fly LCA Tejas," after the 45 Squadron based at Coimbatore, it said.

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