No. 30 Squadron
Active
  • 1 November 1969 — December 2002
  • May 2004 — Present
CountryIndia Republic of India
Branch Indian Air Force
RoleFighter
Garrison/HQLohegaon AFS
Nickname(s)"Rhinos"
Motto(s)Aseema Paurusha
Boundless Valor
Aircraft flown
FighterSukhoi Su-30 MKI

No. 30 Squadron (Rhinos) is a fighter squadron and is equipped with Su-30MKI and based at Lohegaon Air Force Station as part of South Western Air Command.[1]

It was the Presidential standards on 10 November 2016.[2][3]

Assignments

Aircraft

Aircraft From To Air Base
MiG-21 FL 1 November 1967 December 2002 [4]
Sukhoi Su-30 MKI May 2004 Present AFS Lohegaon

References

  1. ^ "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Two IAF units to get President's Standard in Ambala on Nov 10". The Indian Express. 5 November 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Award of President's standard to 501 Signal unit and 30 Squadron On 10 Nov 16". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  4. ^ "No. 30 Squadron". Bharat Rakshak.