The 'Tigersharks' squadron of Sukhoi 30 MKI jets integrated with the BrahMos cruise missiles was inducted by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat in the presence of top officials.
The IAF marching contingent will consist of four officers and 144 Air warriors marching in the 'box formation'.
The 'Chinook' formation will comprise three newly-inducted transport helicopters in 'vic' formation, a senior IAF official said.
The contract for HAL-manufactured 83 LCA Tejas Mark 1 A advanced fighter jets are in the final stages, Ajay Kumar said.
Varun on Friday took to Twitter, where he shared a string of photographs posing with the Air Force officers.
The food items include egg rolls, veg rolls, Idli, moong dal halwa and veg pulav. Moreover, food heaters would also be provided to them.
At the same time, the former air chief marshal added that people have the right to ask questions about the price of the Rafale aircraft as taxpayers' money is at stake.
Rawat held a meeting with important functionaries of Integrated Defence Staff and directed heads of various wings to come up with recommendations to bring in inter-service synergy and jointness.
Before becoming the Army Chief, Rawat handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LoC with Pakistan, the LAC with China and in the Northeast.
The CDS will not be allowed to take up any private employment without prior approval for a period of five years after demitting the office, officials said.
The MiG-27, code-named 'Bahadur' in India, has had an impeccable track record in its more than three decades of glorious service to the nation.
The swing-wing fighter has been the backbone of ground-attack fleet of the Air Force for several decades and the IAF will bid adieu to its squadron of seven aircraft from Jodhpur Air Base.
A New Delhi-based IAF officer said the Jodhpur-based squadron of MiG 27 is the last one not only in SWAC but in the entire country.
The 204th batch of Flying Cadets graduated from the Air Force Academy, Dundigal on Saturday.
Dhanoa asserted that there was a paradigm shift in the way the Indian government responds to terrorist attacks involving mass casualties.