No. 119 Helicopter Unit
Active3 March 1972 - Present
CountryIndia Republic of India
Branch Indian Air Force
Garrison/HQJamnagar AFS
Motto(s)Apatsu Mitram
A friend in time of need
Aircraft flown
AttackMil Mi-17

No. 119 Helicopter Unit (Stallions) is a Helicopter Unit and is equipped with Mil Mi-17 and based at Jamnagar Air Force Station.[1]


The unit was raised on 3 March 1972 at Guwahati and has been operating the Mi-8 helicopters, the workhorse for the IAF. The unit was reequipped with Mil Mi-17 helicopters on 19 March 2014.[2]


The unit has been doing service in providing relief during natural calamities in Gujarat since it relocated at Jamnagar in 1990.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
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