No. 14 Squadron IAF

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No. 14 Squadron
No. 14 Squadron IAF Logo.jpg
Active 15 August 1951 - Present
Country India Republic of India
Branch  Indian Air Force
Role Interdiction
Garrison/HQ Ambala AFS
Nickname(s) "Bulls"
Motto(s) Balam Jayay
Strength will Conquer
Aircraft flown
Attack Jaguar IS/IB

No. 14 Squadron (Bulls), is a ground attack unit, operating out of AFS Ambala. The squadron currently operates SEPECAT Jaguar IS and IBs, operational since March 1981.[1]

History[edit]

Hunters of No. 14 Squadron battled with Sabres of the PAF in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. No. 14 Squadron was the first to be equipped with the state of the art Jaguar aircraft in 1979.

This squadron spent considerable part of their existence in Eastern India, first at Barrackpore Air Force Station, in the Calcutta suburbs and later at Kalaikunda, south-west of Calcutta. It was from this airbase they saw action, briefly during September 1965 and in December 1971. No. 14 Squadron had the unusual opportunity of being deployed at the captured PAF airbase of Jessore during the final stages of the Bangladesh war.

Aircraft[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. Retrieved 3 December 2015.