NAGPUR: Uncertainty over the Mihan project seems to have finally put paid to any Indian Air Force (IAF) plans for the city airbase.
IAF was operating a transport base with Russian-made IL-76 aircraft here, but the squadron was shifted last year to the northern sector. Since the land here remains under IAF, it planned to position another transport fleet here, with a probability of the C-130s acquired from US or the airborne warning and control system (AWACS) mounted on IL-76s being brought here. Read more
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