The TIGER is 75 years young
The first ever Squadron of IAF, No. 1 Squadron aka ‘The Tigers’ celebrated its platinum jubilee on 01 Apr 07 at Air Force Station Gwalior.
The No. 1 Squadron is the first squadron of IAF and was raised on 01 Apr 1933. The earliest history of IAF is synonymous with growth and advancement of 1 Squadron. The Squadron was formed with Wapiti aircraft and is presently operating the state of the art Mirage 2000s.
The Squadron has the distinction of taking part in 11 operations pre and post independence which includes major operations such as,