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Southern Air Command turns 30

The headquarters of the Southern Air Command, the fifth operational command of the Indian Air Force, in Thiruvananthapuram.

The headquarters of the Southern Air Command, the fifth operational command of the Indian Air Force, in Thiruvananthapuram.  

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The Southern Air Command (SAC), the fifth operational command of the Indian Air Force, would be 30 years old on July 20. To commemorate three decades of operations, it has lined up programmes lasting a year.

According to a press note, the events include a Sarang helicopter display, sky diving by the Akash Ganga team, fly past by various aircraft, a performance by Air Warriors Drill Team, a combat skill display by Air Force commandos (Garud), a community lunch and a commanders’ conclave.

The celebrations began with an ‘entertainment evening’ at the SAC headquarters here on Saturday.

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