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Indian Air force Uniform

Indian Air force Uniform

Indian Air force Uniform Details

When all others are dreaming of a pink world they preferred blue, the Indian Air Force fighters sulk into the classic best formal outfit maintaining their stance of diligence. Aggressive man in air realming across different areas, beholds the pride of our country, their high intensity high feeling make them fly high.  

Blue Grey terrywool tunic with silk rank braid on sleeves dignifies the persona of Indian Air Force Officers. Fitting the occasion and purpose, IAF service personnel has to dress up in different uniforms. Knowing in detail the dress code worn by IAF service personnel here is a list of uniforms worn on respective occasions and ceremonies.

 

1- DRESS NO 1 (WINTER CEREMONIAL DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue Grey terrywool tunic
  • Silk rank braid on sleeves
  • Blue Grey terrywool trousers.
  • Light Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt
  • Plain black tie
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP Shoes
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Entitled full medals and decorations
  • Entitled aircrew and other proficiency badges
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers
  • Grey name tab

 

2. DRESS NO 2 (SUMMER CEREMONIAL DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Light Blue terrycot half sleeve shirt
  • Silk rank braid on shoulders
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • Narrow blue grey nylon belt
  • Chrome plated IAF crest on belt buckle
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled aircrew badges and other proficiency badges
  • Entitled full medals and decorations
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers
  • Grey name tab

 

3. DRESS NO 3 (WINTER SEMI-CEREMONIAL)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue grey terrywool tunic
  • Silk rank braid on sleeves
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Light Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt
  • Plain black tie
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Air crew/Controller Badges
  • Grey name tab
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers
  • Proficiency Badges

 

4. DRESS NO 3A (WINTER SEMI-CEREMONIAL)

  • Same as Dress No.3
  • Dress No.3A is only to be worn when it is clearly specified that aiguillettes are not to be worn or "Aiguillettes -Negative".

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue grey terrywool tunic
  • Silk rank braid on sleeves
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Light Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt with plain black tie
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban with auth'd turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black oxford DMS shoes/Black Oxford leather soled shoes
  • Entitled aircrew badges and other proficiency badges
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Grey name tab
  • White webbing for parade when so prescribed

 

5. DRESS NO 4 (SUMMER SEMI-CEREMONIAL)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Light Blue terrycot half sleeve shirt
  • Silk rank braid on shoulders
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • Narrow blue grey nylon belt
  • Chrome plated IAF crest on belt buckle.
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Entitled aircrew badge and other proficiency badges
  • Grey name tab
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers.

 

6. DRESS NO 4A (ADDITIONAL DRESS FOR AIR OFFICERS)

Dress No.4 is only to be worn when it is clearly specified that aiguillettes are not to be worn or Aiguillettes-Negative

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Light Blue terrycot half sleeve shirt
  • Silk rank braid on shoulders
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • Narrow blue grey nylon belt
  • Chrome plated IAF crest on belt buckle
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black oxford DMS shoes/Black Oxford leather soled shoes
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Entitled aircrew badge and other proficiency badges
  • Grey name tab.

 

7. DRESS NO 5 (WINTER WORKING DRESS)

  • For Field Units only
  • For formation HQ also when visiting field units on temporary duty/attachment.

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Blue grey jersey with silk rank braids stitched on blue grey cloth on shoulder flap
  • Plain black tie
  • Side Cap/Navy Blue turban with authorised turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Entitled aircrew badge
  • Black OP shoes
  • Grey name tab.

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

Normal working dress

 

8. DRESS NO 6 (SUMMER WORKING DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Light blue terrycot half sleeve shirt
  • Silk rank braid on shoulders
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • Narrow blue grey nylon belt
  • Chrome plated IAF crest on belt buckle
  • Side Cap/Navy Blue turban with authorised turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Entitled aircrew badge and other proficiency badges
  • Grey name tab

OCCASION TO WEAR

  • Normal working dress
  • Inspection by the President at normal work and in the field or during operations

 

9. DRESS NO 7 (WINTER WORKING DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue grey terrywool blouse
  • Silk rank braid on shoulders
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt with plain black tie
  • Side Cap/Navy Blue turban with authorised turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled aircrew badge and other proficiency badges
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Grey name tab.

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

  • Normal working dress
  • To be used at Formation HQs only
  • When dress No.7 is authorised, Dress No.5 will not be worn simultaneously at same location during specified period

 

10. DRESS NO 7A (LIGHT WINTER WORKING DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue Terrycot Full sleeve shirt
  • Shoulder Flaps
  • Rank braid on shoulders (Same color as shirt material as for summer uniform)
  • BG Terrywool Trouser
  • Grey Name Tab
  • Plain Black Tie
  • Blue Narrow Nylon Belt as worn with summer working dress
  • Entitled Aircrew badge/Brevet
  • Side Cap/Navy Blue turban with authorised turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain Black socks
  • Black OP shoes

 

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

  • Working dress when prescribed
  • Visiting other Units/Formations/Ministries when prescribed

 

11. DRESS NO 8 (SUMMER MESS DRESS)

Worn by all Air rank officers

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • White closed collar terrycot tunic
  • Silver rank braid on blue grey epaulettes and silver buttons
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • White terrycot full sleeve shirt without collar
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban with auth'd turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled miniature medals
  • Miniature zari wing/brevet (where entitled)
  • Grey name tab
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers
  • Star(s) on sleeves as applicable
  • Entitled Air Crew/Controller badges

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

  • State functions
  • Formal functions

 

Note

  • Embroidered Star(s) of 16mm diameter on sleeves at 80 mm from the cuff end

 

12. Dress No 8A Summer Mess Dress For Lady Officers (Pre & Post Natal)

  • Same as dress number 8

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • White/terrycot  half sleeved blouse with collar
  • Silver rank braid
  • Blue grey silk sari
  • Peaked cap
  • Miniature medals
  • Bilingual metallic name tab
  • Plain black socks & black leather belles

 

13. DRESS NO 9 (WINTER MESS DRESS)

Worn by all Air rank officers

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Off white closed collar terrywool coat
  • Zari on the collar, silver rank braid on blue grey epaulettes and silver buttons
  • White terrycot full sleeve shirt without collar
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban with auth'd turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Grey name tab
  • Entitled miniature medals
  • Miniature zari wing/brevet
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers
  • Star(s) on sleeves as applicable
  • Air Crew/Controller Badges

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

  • State functions
  • Formal functions

 

Note

  • Embroidered star(s) of 16mm diameter on sleeves at 80 mm from the cuff end

 

14- DRESS NO 10 (SUMMER MESS DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • White half sleeve terrycot shirt (without pockets)
  • Silver rank braid on blue grey epaulettes
  • Blue grey terrycot trousers
  • Blue grey terrycot cummerbund
  • Side Cap/Navy Blue turban with authorised turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP Shoes
  • Miniature zari wing/brevet
  • Miniature ribbons
  • Grey name tab
  • Air Crew/Controller Badges

OCCASIONS TO WEAR

  • Summer mess dresses for functions other than those for which Dress No.8 is specified

 

15. DRESS NO 11(WINTER CEREMONIAL DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue grey terrywool tunic
  • Silk rank braids on sleeves (66% Terene 33% wool)
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Light Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt with plain black tie
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban with auth'd turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP shoes
  • Entitled full medals/decorations
  • Entitled aircrew and other proficiency badges
  • Grey name tab
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers.

Note :

  • May be used for all ceremonial purposes when Dress No.I is prescribed
  • These dresses are however not to be worn when parading with airmen

 

16. Dress No 12 Summer/Winter Field Dress (Common To Officers & Airmen)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Jacket Field dress tucked in
  • Trouser Field dress with three loops
  • Coast combat (during winter only)
  • Black color anklet (to be worn only when specified)
  • Web belt black color
  • Dark blue turban with AF color under turban and authorized turban badge (for Sikhs only)
  • Cap with cap badge with silken thread embroidered on a patch
  • Embroidered color name tab worn with Velcro
  • Entitled rank badge/chevrons as applicable
  • Embroidered collar tags in golden color with Velcro
  • Badges IAF worn at upper arm below the shoulder with Velcro (both arms)
  • Badges arm eagle-stitched (from AC to Sgt)
  • Air crew and all entitled badges
  •  Embroidered caduceus in golden color with Velcro (for Medical officers & Medical Asst only)
  • Black boots DMS

 

17. DRESS NO 13 (WINTER SEMI CEREMONIAL DRESS)

DETAILS OF DRESS

  • Blue grey terrywool tunic
  • Silk rank braids on sleeves (67% Terene 33% wool)
  • Blue grey terrywool trousers
  • Light Blue terrycot full sleeve shirt
  • Plain black tie
  • Peak Cap/Navy Blue turban with auth'd turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Light Blue under turban badges (for Sikhs only)
  • Plain black socks
  • Black OP Shoes
  • Entitled ribbons and decorations
  • Entitled aircrew and other proficiency badges
  • Grey name tab
  • Aiguillettes for Air rank officers.

 

Note

  • May be worn as optional to Dress No.3 when so authorised by competent authority
  • To be worn only when not parading with airmen

 

 

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