|No. 119 Helicopter Unit, IAF|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Branch||Indian Air Force|
|Active||3 March 1972 - Present|
|Motto|| Apatsu Mitram|
A friend in time of need
The unit was raised on 3 March 1972 at Guwahati and has been operating the Mi-8 helicopters, the workhorse for the IAF. The unit was reequipped with state of the art Mil Mi-17 helicopters on 19 March 2014.
The unit has been doing yeoman service in providing succor and relief during natural calamities in Gujarat since it relocated at Jamnagar in 1990.
- ↑ "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Units/Squadrons/292-Squadrons.html. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- ↑ http://frontierindia.net/mi-17-v5-helicopters-inducted-air-force-station-jamnagar/
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