Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force are participating for the first time in the Republic Day parade. Squadron Leader PS Jaitawat will be leading the Garud team as part of the IAF contingent. Sqn Ldr Sindhu Reddy will be the contingent commander.
Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said that 45 IAF planes, including 9 Rafal Jets and 4 IA helicopters, will take part in the fly-past. The Indian Air Force’s IL 38 Jet will take part in the parade for the last time. Formations of Dhwaj, Rudra, Baaz, Tiranga, Garuda, Bheem, Amrit, Thriul, and Vijay would fly by.