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A grand ceremony will take place at Air Force Station Jodhpur base to bid farewell to the fighter aircraft
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IAF bids grand farewell to mighty MiG-27 aircraft in Jodhpur

Inducted in 1985, the ground attack fighter aircraft played a crucial role during the 1999 Kargil War. It has been the mainstay of IAF’s ground attack capability

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New Delhi: Three decades and hundreds of hours in sorties later, Indian Air Force (IAF) will be bidding farewell to MiG-27 after a grand ceremony at Air Force Station Jodhpur base on Friday.

Inducted in 1985, the ground attack fighter aircraft played a crucial role during the 1999 Kargil War. It has been the mainstay of IAF's ground attack capability and participated in all major IAF operations.

According to reports, With the decommissioning of the last MiG-27 squadron, it will bring the count of IAF’s combat units to just around 30, the lowest in decades.