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No 10 Fighter Squadron of Sri Lanka Air Force celebrates 26 years

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COLOMBO (News 1st); No 10 Fighter Squadron of the Sri Lanka Air  Force celebrated its 26th anniversary on Wednesday (5).The No 10 Fighter Squadron was founded on 5th January 1996 with the induction of five (5) new graceful tailless delta Kfir single seaters and a twin seater based at SLAF Katunayake under the command of Sqn Ldr P Gunasinghe.The Squadron was reinforced in the year 2000 with the arrival of nine (9) aircraft which included another trainer increasing the squadron aircraft inventory up to fifteen (15) fighters.The subsequent addition of C7 variant was significant to enhance the SLAF much needed payload capability which equipped with advanced weapon systems and avionics onboard.The delta was designed as a multi role all whether.

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