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Watch: Ahead of Indian Air Force’s 86th anniversary, IAF’s Garud Commando Force conducts exercise at Adampur airbase in Jalandhar

The Indian Air Force today conducted air exercises at Jalandhar’s Adampur airbase and the visuals are spectacular.

Indian Air Force celebrates 86 years on 8th October and the IAF’s Garud Commando Force, the special forces unit of the IAF was formed in September 2004.

Deriving its name from the legendary mythological bird, who was also the mount of Lord Vishnu, the Garud Commando Force has a strength of about 1080 personnel. The Garud commandos are trained at the regimental training centre at Chandipur. Garud commandos are armed with Israel-made grenade launchers and semi-sniper rifles.

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