Military Factory logo
Icon of a dollar sign
Icon of military officer saluting
Icon of F-15 Eagle military combat fighter aircraft
Icon of Abrams Main Battle Tank
Icon of AK-47 assault rifle
Icon of navy warships

Active Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircraft (2019)

The Indian Air Force maintains a mixed stock of old and new aircraft platforms to cover a multitude of over-battlefield roles.

Active Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircraft (2019)

The Indian Air Force maintains a mixed stock of old and new aircraft platforms to cover a multitude of over-battlefield roles.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 25 Active Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircraft (2019) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.

NOTES:
2017: The Indian Air Force is the only global operator of the SEPECAT Jaguar. However, some of the existing fleet are undergoing a complete modernization / update process to keep them viable for the coming decade.






#1
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
#2
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)
Antonov An-32 (Cline)
Tactical Military Transport
#3
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
#4
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Aircraft
#5
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
#7
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000
Dassault Mirage 2000
Multirole Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#8
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dornier Do 228
Dornier Do 228
Utility Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#9
2002
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
Multirole Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#10
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
Intermediate-Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#11
2019
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
Light Attack Helicopter
#12
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
Multirole 4th Generation Lightweight Fighter Aircraft
#13
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
#14
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
In-Flight Refueling Tanker Aircraft
#15
2002
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
#16
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
#17
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft
#18
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
#19
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
#20
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
#21
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
#22
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
All-Weather Heavy Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
#23
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
#24
1973
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
SEPECAT Jaguar
Strike Fighter Aircraft
#25
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft