Chandigarh

HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS MOTIVATED HOW TO JOIN INDIAN AIR FORCE

August 05, 2017 07:51 PM

Chandigarh (Kulbir Singh Kalsi):

As a part of the drive, a guided tour and Static display was organized by Indian Air Force (IAF) at AF Station Chandigarh on Saturday for the civil population. Various aviation and defence systems were on display for the visitors. The systems on display included heavy lift aircraft IL-76, medium lift aircraft An-32, world’s biggest helicopter Mi-26, frontline fighter MiG-27/29, surface to air missiles and other defence systems.

To showcase the positive image and attract youth to join Indian Armed Forces, a drive “Know Your Forces” is undertaken by the three-sister services time to time.

As a part of the drive, a guided tour and Static display was organized by Indian Air Force (IAF) at AF Station Chandigarh on Saturday for the civil population. Various aviation and defence systems were on display for the visitors. The systems on display included heavy lift aircraft IL-76, medium lift aircraft An-32, world’s biggest helicopter Mi-26, frontline fighter MiG-27/29, surface to air missiles and other defence systems.

Students from schools and colleges in the vicinity of Chandigarh were invited to witness the display. The aim of the display was to educate the target group about the role and functioning of IAF during peace and war.

More than 1600 hundred students witnessed the display. Families from nearby defence / para military formations also witnessed the display.

In addition to the aviation and defence systems, various motivational and publicity stalls were on display. The visiting students were provided with adequate information regarding opportunities to join IAF by competent professionals. The students were also motivated to accept the challenges and adventure by joining the IAF.

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