Sainik School lmphal is a residential English medium Public School for boys, imparting Public School education with a military bias. The School was established in the war sheds near Tulihal Airport on 07 Oct 1971. The school was shifted to the present location on the Imphal-Saikul road on 05 March 1974.
In recent years, the School is home to a well maintained MiG-21U trainer aircraft, which also happens to be the first ever MiG-21 trainer inducted into the IAF. U453 is noted to have entered service in November 1965 with No.28 Squadron.
|MiG-21U U-453 displayed on a platform at the Sainik School Imphal. The aircraft is impecably maintianed by the school.|
The aircraft appeared to have been delivered and erected to the school sometime prior to November 2009. It is maintained in a good condition and features a four tone desert camoflage scheme.
|MiG-21U U-453 does duty as a backdrop for the annual day group photo of the school staff.|
Photos Courtesy: Tom Thounaojam