No. 1 Squadron IAF
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|No. 1 Squadron|
Crest of No. 1 Squadron
|Active||1 April 1933 – present|
|Motto(s)||Ekta Mein Shakti
(Hindi: "Strength in Unity")
|Engagements||Hur's Operations NWFP
Western Air War, 1965
Liberation War, 1971
|Wing Commander H. A. Rather|
|A Royal Bengal Tiger|
No. 1 Squadron (The Tigers) is the oldest squadron of the Indian Air Force. It operates as an multirole (air superiority, precision strike, and electronic warfare) unit. Based at Gwalior AFB, No. 1 Squadron falls under the Central Air Command, and along with No. 7 Squadron (Battle Axes), No. 9 Squadron (Wolf Pack), and TACDE, forms a part of 40 Wing of the Indian Air Force.
Formation of No.1 Squadron
No. 1 Squadron was established at Drigh Road, Karachi on 1 April 1933.
- Bharat-Rakshak, No. 1 Squadron