The Indian Airforce got established on 8 October 1932 under the Indian Airforce Act executed by the British India. Indian Airforce in collaboration with the Royal Airforce took part in various missions. That time ,the Indian Airforce mainly focus on Strike, Close Air Support, the collection of imagery intelligence, observation of enemy maneuvers and artillery spotting, Bomber Escort and Pathfinding missions for Royal Airforce.
Later after the Indepence ,the Indian Airforce Grew stronger and got involved in various combat ,warfare,even in rescue operations.
Indian Airforce is the 4th Largest Airforce in the World acquiring most latest Weapons and the advanced aircrafts.
The major operations undertaken by the Indian Airforce include Operation Vijay in 1961 , Operation Poomalai in 1987, Operation Cactus in1988 and Operation Meghdoot in 1984.