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AIR Hindon

Last modified: 03 Sep 2019
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Country: India    Region: Uttar Pradesh

Latitude: 28° 42' 27" N     Longitude: 77° 21' 32" E

Area use / Military Branches: Airbase

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Hindon Air Stn (ICAO: VIDX) is an airlift base under the Western Air Command
Units currently based
- No. 77 Squadron (Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules) http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Lockheed-Martin/C-130-Hercules/
- No. 81 Squadron (Boeing C-17 Globemaster III) http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Boeing/C-17-Globemaster-III/
- No. 129 Helicopter Unit (Mil Mi-17IV)

Formerly used by 2 squadrons MiG-23 and 27 and it was assumed that 4 of the Floggers were on standby status in nuc. strike configuration during the 1980's and 19'90s
The large weapon storage area with watchtowers at 2842'59"N 7722'20"E also indicates presence of special weapons.

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