Officers Database

The Indian Air Force Service numbers were constituted in the middle of the Second World War. The sequence of numbers start from 1551 and are believed to be currently in the 35000 range as of 2017. This query page gives access to a database of available Service numbers for Officers. In a nutshell, these pages will attempt to give the highlights of the career of an officer - in a single line.

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, including press releases about Awards. Unit postings etc are available only for retired officers. No posting information of serving officers below the rank of Air Vice Marshal are being displayed, unless the information is atleast ten years out of date.

Officer Search by Partial Number, Name, Branch etc
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Now in easy to use URLs. Just enter the URL in the following format : http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/12345  (Replace 12345 with Service Number)

Enter Number Range
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Dont remember even the number range? Then use the form below to search on the name

Sample URL :  http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/Range/1551/3551

Search Name

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Enter only part of the name to widen the search. Try searching on name variations . eg: "PRAKASH", "PARKASH" etcSample ULR: http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/Name/Prakash

Rank wise lists
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Info Charts
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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, including press releases about Awards. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.