No. 9 Squadron IAF

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No. 9 Squadron
Active 4 January 1944 - Present
Country India Republic of India
Branch  Indian Air Force
Role Fighter
Garrison/HQ Gwalior AFS
Nickname(s) "Wolfpack"
Motto(s) Sahase Wasati Jayashrih
In Courage resides Victory
Aircraft flown
Attack Mirage 2000H/TH[1]

No. 9 Squadron (Wolfpack) is a fighter squadron and is equipped with Mirage 2000 and based at Gwalior AFS under Central Air Command.[2]


No. 9 Squadron was formed at Lahore on 3 January 1944 under the command of Squadron Leader A. W. Ridler of the Royal Air Force. In April 1944 they were moved to Hathazari in Chittagong to take part in the Burma Campaign.

Ridler handed over the squadron to Kenneth A. Perkin in March 1944 who commanded this squadron until November 1944. Sqn Ldr Dennis A. Adams (1913-1995) then commanded the Squadron from 6 November 1944 to 27 August 1945.