Skip to main content

How India Fought the Biggest Air Engagement post Independence on 27th February

Indian Air Force (IAF) undoubtedly fought one of the toughest air engagements on 27th February, 2019 after Independence. The fog of battle is now little bit clear and we have some authentic data and reports to understand the engagement. Take a look at the following satellite image to understand the geographical locations, attack axis along with force packages.

Contrary to what is being thought about, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) didn’t cross the Line of Control (LoC) on that fateful day. North and South Axes of PAF were used as decoys. It was the Central Axis which was used as the prime attack thrust. F – 16s were using 100 lbs LGBs, MIRAGE III/IV were using H2/H4 SOW while JF – 17 Thunder came along with REKs.

It is now believed that the air engagement had lasted just for around half an hour. By that time, IAF’s AWACS had reached the station guiding 2 MiG – 29 and SU – 30 MKIs. The loss of one F – 16 made PAF gone turtle.

Sukhoi survived AMRAAM Missile ambush just because of the superior training and tactics deployed by the Wing Commander.

JF – 17 Thunder were deployed on the north zone. Their main task was to not let MIRAGE – 2000 go southward. Their radar didn’t work well, but still they succeeded in this endeavour. However, fearing MIRAGE – 2000, JF – 17 had released payload way off the target.

Two pair of MiG – Bison were scrambled to North and South West. It may be noted that Wing Commander Abhinandan headed towards South West.

Two F – 16s were made formations around the Nowshera. The plan was to target Sukhoi – 30 MKI. One was at supersonic speed at 40000 ft while other was at lower altitude – around 10, 000 ft. Sukhoi was immediately warned by GC and it immediately cranked so that forward travel can be significantly reduced. This tactics helped it to avoid AMRAAM missile. PAF is still wondering how they couldn’t kill Sukhoi with better positioning and perfect communication jamming deployed by two F – 16s. However, publicly they claim that one Sukhoi – 30MKI was brought down without giving any proof, whatsoever that might be. It is also now clear that five AMRAAM Missiles were fired and none of them hit the target – Su – 30MKI.

In the meantime, Abhinandan and his team had picked up F – 16 around Nowshera. His MiG – Bison was picked up. He was immediately warned. But, communication jamming may not have allowed him to listen to the warning. In any case, he proceeded and manually locked F – 16 on his radar. He fired R – 73 Missile which hit the target.

Pakistan has not admitted that one F – 16 was brought down on 27th February. However, people have clearly seen three parachutes getting down – one being that of Abhinandan.

It may be noted here that Chute – 09 of F – 16 has Orange, Green and White Colour. That was exactly what was reported by locales.

PAF attacked with 24 fighter jets. There was no AWACS at the time of that surprise attack. And, they were replied by only 8 Indian fighters. There is absolutely no doubt that outnumbered Indian Air fighters did wonderful job on 27th February.


Popular posts from this blog

Masood Azhar is DEAD: Confirmed

That Indian Air Force attack on JeM training camp in Balakot has inflicted heavy damage was never in doubt. However, some credible reports emerging out of Pakistan can give a pack of good news to India. 

It is believed that Masood Azhar was seriously hurt in the attack. He along with Colonel Salim, a top rank former ISI officer, was rushed to Army Hospital where Colonel Salim was declared brought dead. They were sleeping at the Seminary when S – 2000 Precision Guided Missile hit the area. It was immediately sealed by the Army and even local police was not allowed to enter. Journalists were taken to Jaba to give an impression that only few trees were fallen after Indian air strike.

Masood Azhar was critical. He died on 2nd March, 2019. Pakistani establishment is aware of the condition of Masood Azhar. However, it is impossible for them to accept the truth for obvious reasons. The Foreign Minister has only let the world know that Masood is in Pakistan and is seriously ill. Some reports …

Lipi Singh, IPS: Profile, Wiki, Age, Boyfriend and Family

Lipi Singh is a 2016 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre. She is currently posted in Patna district as SDPO of Barh. In a short span of time, she has attracted attention for being a tough police officer. Her courageous attitude against mafias of Barh and Mokama regions is being applauded. In fact, Anant Singh has become a foe of Nitish Kumar precisely because of her. Lipi Singh has broken the ring of illegal businesses of Anant Singh in the area.

Lipi Singh is the daughter of senior JDU leader and former UP Cadre IAS officer RCP Singh. She might have got favourable area for being the daughter of the right hand man of Nitish Kumar. However, taking a look at her performance, it can be safely said that Lipi Singh is completely apolitical when it comes to dealing with law and order of her area.

Following is the brief wiki and biography of Lipi Singh:
Real Name: Lipi Singh ………………………………… Nick Name: …………………………………
Date of Birth: 18th October, 1986 ………………………………… Age: 32 Years …………………………………
Father:   RCP Si…

Mehbooba Mufti: Profile, Husband and Family

Mehbooba Mufti Saeed is one of the most prolific and talented woman politicians of India. She is currently the President of ruling J n K Peoples’ Democratic Party. After the unfortunate death of Mufti Mohammed Saeed,  She had become the Chief Minister in alliance with the BJP. The shocking alliance remained in force for way longer than what was expected. Interestingly, She will remain the last CM of Jammu and Kashmir STATE. She may again become CM of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, though, in future.

Profile of Mehbooba Mufti SaeedMehbooba was born on 22nd May, 1959 in Anantnag. She belonged to a rich Kashmiri Saeed family. She was always a very intelligent girl. She was the topper of her school and later got Law Degree from the University of Kashmir. Her father was a prominent leader of Congress and Mehbooba had little to do with politics.
The name of Mehbooba became famous during the infamous kidnapping of her younger sister Rubiya Saeed. At that time, Mufti Saeed was the Junior H…