Country’s first Indian Air Force Heritage Centre inaugurated by Defense Minister in Chandigarh

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  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Indian Air Force (IAF) Heritage Centre in Chandigarh.
  • The minister said it is a testament to the courage and dedication of all those who served in the force and a reminder of their invaluable contributions in protecting the nation.
  • This heritage center is spread over an area of 17 thousand square feet.
  • It depicts the decisive memories of the wars of 1965 and 1971 and the Kargil War and Balakot Air Strike through wall paintings and patterns.
  • This museum displays aircraft models, aero engines and weapons, including the twin-barreled Gryazev-Shipunov gun.

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