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Indian Air Force Jaguar Serial numbers & personalised decals pack

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This pack contains the serial numbers of all IAF Jaguar GR.1s(Jaguar IS "Shamsher" in IAF Service - JS101-JS204).

Please read the installation instructions carefully. To keep the size down, i have not included two texture files.They are to copied over from Sony's IAF skin, which is there in the JaguarGR folder.

 

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Installation

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Drop the iaf_d and iaf14 folder in your JaguarGR folder.

COPY JagGR_02.bmp and JagGR_03.bmp files from Sony's IAF skin(iaf folder) to iaf14 folder.

Fire up SF, Select your personal IAF Jag in the loadout screen and fly.

 

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Credits

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To the Jaguar Team for making my favourite IAF Strike aircraft possible in SF.Thanks guys.

To Sony Tuckson for making a most excellent IAF skin for the Jag and for allowing me to modify his existing IAF skin. Thanks a million Sony. I appreciate it very much.Full credit to him for making the textures.

To the guys at C5 forums.

Original Skin and IAF 14 Sqdn decal by Sony.

Serial number and personal decals by ghostrider883.

 

 

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Jaguar in IAF service

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The IAF operates three variants of the Jaguar - Jaguar IS(GR.1), Jaguar IM(Maritime strike) and Jaguar IB(two seat Trainer ).a total of 158 Jaguars were commisioned in the IAF of which 120 were manufactured at HAL(79 IS, 29 IB, 12 IM). IAF Jaguar IBs have been converted into fully capable attack aircraft with ability to carry LGBs.

 

The Jaguar International was selected in October 1978 to fulfill the Indian Air Force's Deep Penetration Strike Aircraft(DPSA) requirement.An Initial batch of 40 aircraf twere purchased with subsequent 45 to be assembled by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Meanwhile the IAF took on loan 18 RAF Jaguars, the first two of which were handed over on July 19th, 1979. They were inducted in No.14 "Bulls" squadron to replace the ageing Hunters and Canberra bombers. The first HAL assembled Jaguar(JS136) made its maiden flight on March 31st, 1982. The first indigenous manufacture Jagaur aircaft was completed in early 1988.Jaguars were also inducted in Squadrosn No.5 "Tuskers" and No.6 "Dragons", the latter being equipped with some Jaguar IMs in anti-shipping role.The first Jaguar IM was delivered in January 1986. The maritime Jaguar is integrated with the Sea Eagle anti-ship missile. The total order of IAF is approx. 131 Jaguars which form the frontline arsenal of the IAF's armour and is expected to be in service for many more years with aircraft upgrades planned.

 

Further reading on IAF Jags:

1)IAF Jaguars - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Aircraft/Specs/Jaguar.html

2)Jaguars in IAF service - http://www.vectorsite.net/avjag.html#m8

3)Quarter Century of the Jaguar in India - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Info/Air...guar-25Yrs.html ===>must read

 

Enjoy!!!

 

Sandesh Kanchan

ghostrider883

Sept. 15, 2005


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