Golden Arrows Squadron

IAF resurrects No.17 'Golden Arrows' Squadron, the new home of Rafale jets

With the IAF retiring MiG-21 variants, the Golden Arrows was number plated (decommissioned) in 2006. But now the squadron will fly the latest fighter in IAF's arsenal - the 4++ Generation French Rafale combat aircraft.

Sep 10, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

Rafale to join IAF's No. 17 'Golden Arrows' Squadron, commanded by ACM BS Dhanoa during Kargil War

The No. 17 'Golden Arrows' Squadron, based in Haryana's Ambala air base, will be resurrected for the Rafale fighters. IAF will be receiving the first Rafale jet in France on September 20, 2019.

Sep 10, 2019, 14:03 PM IST