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23 Comments on "PHOTOS: IAF’s New Air Base At Phalodi, Rajasthan"
way to go….air warriors….
Shiv can you please let us know about the status of the Mi17I choppers that india had inked the deal for?
Are the Jags in the pics the maritime jags from Sqn #6 (Sea Dragons)?
If yes, isn't it a bit wierd to have them in the middle of a desert far away from the sea?
Shiv,You shouldn't have posted this. This is a MAJOR Nuclear Missile base
bizarre!!jag IMs in rajasthan. Far from the sea right.
"Shiv you should not have posted this. This is a major nuclear missile base."
Sorry for that Shiv, it is not this base after all.
Good to see the first pics of the Phalodi AFS inauguration.
That said, I am amazed mixed with annoyance to see that the inaugural plaque is etched in English only! It is utterly shameful of the IAF to leave out the Hindi and the Devnaagri script altogether.
If the birds have a Indian name not to mention the missiles, boats, Navy bases etc. why this half hearted effort?
now we need more phalodis at eastern border to counter the chilichikens
I know its OT, but it was ironical to see you discuss "To Marry or Not to Marry" for the hyderabadi drama on HT yestrerday when we were shell shocked for the 75 lives…was expecting you to cover the story…professional constraints i suppose
Those are the post-DARIN upgrade jags – thus the different nose. Not to be confused with the IM jags.
Where is Phalodi? Cant be located on the map
Why cant the Indian government risr a Auxiliary Air Force to deal with the internal threats & to support the paramilitary forces?
There seems to be a provision for thathttp://indianairforce.nic.in/RTI/ReserveAuxiliaryAFAct52Rules53.pdf
Why are most IAF officers fat? Do they store extra 'fuel' as reserve in case they need energy in future?
How can these senior officers live with their own hypocrisy? They are always giving lecture to juniors on maintaining standards, yet they never look in the mirrors themselves. Shameful.
You suffer from some perception and generalization syndrome ?
here are the co ordinates for phalodi
27° 6'46.84"N 72°23'19.83"E
Loook its a pig, No its a Elephant, no its India's Air Chief.
Boy he must love eating. Yea tax payers money.
driksolo@3:19 pm:Sounds like Hitler.
@DRIKSOLO you just said the bitter truth perhaps the country is not mighty as we all here would like to think so. Anyways Jai hind hope india gets a true leader.
Keep it up.