The Corps of Army Air Defence completes Twenty One years of service on 10 January 2015. The Sena Vayu Rakshaks have always lived up to their illustrious motto of ‘Akashe Shatrun Jahi’ and have earned four Battle Honours.
The transformation of the Corps of Army Air Defence is proceeding on a twin track of modernization-cum-upgradation. This involves the induction of new state-of-the-art weapon systems, as well as, qualitative upgradation of the existing systems. Besides their conventional role, Army Air Defence personnel are also actively employed in Counter Insurgency Operations in active field areas and in activities to support the civil authorities during calamities.
Corps of Army Air Defence has the distinction of being awarded Three Military Crosses, One Member of British Empire, Two Ashok Chakras, Four Kirti Chakras, Seven Param Vishisht Seva Medals, Fifteen Ati Vishisht Seva Medals, 21 Vir Chakras, Nine Shaurya Chakras, 106 Sena Medals, 31 Vishisht Seva Medals and Seven Unit Appreciations.