Saturday, January 21, 2012

IAF Participation In Republic Day 2012


IAF TABLEAU SHOWCASING ‘PEOPLE FIRST MISSION ALWAYS’

The IAF Tableau showcases the men from our special forces and special operations capabilities of the Indian Air Force. We have the C-130J Super Hercules the World’s most advanced and tactical aircraft. The Aircraft has already demonstrated its responsiveness during the recent Sikkim earthquake where it undertook relief operations within three hours. Also on the tableau is the latest acquisition in the IAF-Mi-17 V5 Helicopter. This multipurpose Helicopter is intended for airlift of Special Forces to combat area , both by day and night. These two platforms will cater to the need of joint operation with Army Commandos, Marine Commandos, IAF’s Garuds and NSG Commandos.

RD MARCHING CONTINGENT

The IAF Marching contingent comprises of 4 officers and 144 Airmen. The Contingent will commanded by Flt Lt Sneha Shekhawat and will be followed by 3 supernumerary officers. The Air Force contingent will marches abreast in 12 by 12 formation.

IAF BAND

The IAF Band consists of 72 musicians and three drum majors. The Band will be led by Sergeant M Thakur , Drum Major. The Band will will play the tune ‘Air Battle’ especially selected for the occasion in front of the Dias.

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