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Ambala Air Station

Last modified: 26 Mar 2016

Country: India    Region: Haryana

Latitude: 30° 22' 5" N     Longitude: 76° 49' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Airbase


Ambala Air Stn; ICAO: VIAM
Homebase of 7th AirwIng:
- 3 (Cobra's) Sqn operating MiG-21 Bison, a single engine, single seat multirole fighter/CAS aircraft which forms the back-bone of the IAF. It has a max speed of Mach 2.1 and carries a 23mm twin barrel cannon with 4 R-60 close combat missiles.
- 5 (Tuskers) Sqn operating Sepecat Jaguar IS, a twin-engine, single seater penetration aircraft with a max. speed of Mach 1.3. It has 2 30mm guns and can carry 2 R-350 Magic CCMs (overwing) alongwith 4750 kg of externals (bombs/fuel).
- 14 (Bulls) Sqn operating Sepecat Jaguar IS
- 2209 and 2251AD (missile) Sqn

AD facilities:
SA-8 garrison at 3020'36"N 7648'19"E
EW radar P-12/18 SPOON REST at 3021'42"N 7649'39"E
SA-3 btry (empty) at 3021'57"N 7648'50"E
SA-3 btry TER: 1 x RSN-125 LOW BLOW, TAR: 1 x P-12/18 SPOON REST, Launcher: 3 x 5P73 4-rail fixed

MiG-21 Fishbed (Bison)
Sepecat Jaguar IS

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