No. 28 Squadron IAF
|No. 28 Squadron|
Insignia of 28 Squadron.
|Active||23 March 1963- Present|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Branch||Indian Air Force|
|Motto(s)||Sanharancha Karothi Ya
Determined to Destroy
No. 28 Squadron, Indian Air Force, nicknamed The First Supersonics is a squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF). It is currently based in Jamnagar, Gujarat with South Western Air Command and flies Mikoyan MiG-29s.
The squadron was initially based in Chandigarh, later moved to Tezpur, Assam, then Pune, Maharashtra and later to Jamnagar, Gujarat.[when?] They were equipped with MiG 29s in the early 1990s and took part in operations in 2000 in the period of tension between India and Pakistan following the 1999 Kargil War.
- Constituted as No. 28 Squadron (First Supersonics) on 23 March 1963