In the video, the Prime Minister lauded the IAF for its bravery and strength.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also took to Twitter and wrote, "Greetings to all Indian Air Force personnel and their families on the 87th IAF Day. The IAF is the shining example of exemplary courage, fortitude, determination and impeccable service to our nation. These men and women in Blue have the ability to touch the sky with grit and glory."
The Indian Air Force also extended its "heartfelt greetings to the courageous air-warriors and their families."
"The courage, valour, commitment, dedication and zeal are inspiration for all," IAF tweeted.