IAF Raises New Helicopter Unit Near Pak Border
IAF Statement: Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, the Chief of the Air Staff, inaugurated the new Medium Lift Helicopter (MLH) Complex for raising the new Mi-17 V 5 helicopter unit at Phalodi today. Inauguration of these Pre-engineered hangars, biggest of their type in the IAF, would add to the operational capabilities of this new air base. The Air Chief was briefed about the operational activities undertaken by the Station. The base would be utilized during the forthcoming exercises – Iron Fist on 22 Feb 2013 and Live Wire in March 2013.