No. 1 Squadron (The Tigers), the oldest squadron of the Indian Air Force operates as a multirole (air superiority and electronic warfare) unit. Part of 40 Wing of the Indian Air Force under Central Air Command, it is based at Maharajpur in Gwalior.
|No. 1 Squadron|
|Motto(s)||Ekta Mein Shakti|
(Hindi: "Strength in Unity")
|Engagements||Hur's Operations NWFP|
Western Air War, 1965
Liberation War, 1971
Kargil War, 1999, Operation Parakram
|Group Captain Hemant Kumar|
|A Royal Bengal Tiger|
|Fighter||Dassault Mirage 2000|
|Westland Wapiti IIA||May 1933||October 1941||Karachi|
|Hawker Audax||September 1939||December 1941||Peshawar|
|Harvard IIB||October 1945||September 1947|
|Westland Lysander||September 1941||July 1942|
|Hawker Hurricane Mk 1||October 1942||May 1943||Trichy|
|Hawker Hurricane Mk IIB||May 1943||August 1944|
|Hawker Hurricane Mk IIC||July 1944||May 1946||Imphal|
|Harvard IIB||October 1945||May 1947||Peshawar|
|Spitfire VIII||December 1945||May 1947|
|Spitfire XVIII||February 1953||September 1953||AFS Halwara|
|Vampire FB52||March 1953||March 1957||AFS Palam|
|Dassault Mystère IVa||July 1957||1963||AFS Kalaikunda|
|1963||June 1966||AFS Adampur|
|MiG-21 FL||July 1966||February 1986|
|Dassault Mirage 2000||February 1986||Present||AFS Gwalior|
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